Saturday, August 9, 2014

Ebola Is now in Ghana as Ghana records new cases of Ebola ( see pic)

Ebola Virus Disease is becoming  the worlds most deadly disease. Just Yesterday, a man in Ghana dies of what is said to be the symptom of Ebola. 

Ghana  has recorded her first Ebola
Ebola Virus Disease
Scientists carrying the body of an Ebola patient

 Reports say a Burkinabe man, who had
fever and bled from his nose and ears was
rushed to Bawku Presby Hospital in the Upper
East Region from Burkina Faso Friday

Ebola in West Africa

The man had come down with a fever while in
neighbouring Burkina Faso and was taken to a
hospital for treatment in that country but saw
no improvement in his condition. His relatives
then decided to transport him across the
common border between Burkina Faso and
Ghana’s Upper East region, for proper care.
But he died on the way.

The Medical Director at the hospital, Dr.
Joseph Yaw Manu, confirmed to that the man had died at
the time he was brought in, saying:
What scared me most as a medical
doctor is that he was bleeding from his
ears and nose– symptoms of Ebola.”

On Dr Manu’s orders, blood samples from the
deceased have been taken to the Noguchi
Memorial Institute for Medical Research
(NMIMR) at the University of Ghana for testing.
If positive, this would be Ghana’s first
confirmed case of the virus, which has killed at
least 961 people in the West African sub-
region out of 1,779 total cases. Sierra Leone,
Liberia and Guinea are among the hardest hit
The dead man's body has been taken back to
a town called Sankanduri in Burkina Faso for
burial, local Reporter Musah Lansa told

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