By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Kano State Ministry of Health is in receipt of report of occurrence of yet to be identified disease from Kurimawa village in Dawakin Tofa Local Government area of the state, yesterday, 26th March 2018.
According to a statement signed by the PRO Ministry of Health, Kano, Ismail Garba Gwammaja the Government immediately swung into action to arrest further escalation of the disease and save the lives of the people by deploying Emergency Rapid Response team which comprises Doctors, pharmacists, laboratory Scientists and Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers to the affected area to carry out thorough and in-depth investigation on the cause and source of the problem and provide prompt treatment.
Already, the team had commenced its activities and samples of the suspected persons have been collected and are being investigated, while those admitted in the hospital are receiving due attention.
Additionally, Government has supplied emergency drugs and other kits to the affected community to tackle the situation promptly.
Similarly, the government’s health facilities are also ready for any kind of eventuality or emergency to be addressed effectively.