November 28, 2020

CSM,the disease that is killing many Ghanaians than Covid-19

Covid -19 pandemic cases in the world has shifted so many attention on its adverse fatalities.

Some parts of Ghana, that is Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Regions are in partial lockdown as result of 378 positive cases and 6 deaths of the disease.

However much attention has not been given to Cerebrospinal Meningitis(CSM), the dangerous epidemic disease that is killing more Ghanaians than Covid-19.

As of now 247 cases have been recorded with a total of 37 deaths.

Below is the updated breakdown of CSM cases and deaths in the region for week 1st-13th of 2020 C-case, D-death

  1. DBI, C-0, D-0
  2. Jirapa, C-42, D-9
  3. Lambussie, C-0, D-0
  4. Lawra, C-8, D-1
  5. Nadowli-Kaleo, C-74, D-12
  6. Nandom, C-76, D-10
  7. Sissala East, C-5, D-0
  8. Sissala West, C-0, D-0
  9. Wa East, C-0, D-0
  10. Wa Municipal, C-27, D-4
  11. Wa West, C-15, D-1
    Total cases-247
    Total deaths-37

By: Joe Marfo

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CSM,the disease that is killing many Ghanaians than Covid-19

Covid -19 pandemic cases in the world has shifted so many attention on its adverse fatalities.

Some parts of Ghana, that is Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Regions are in partial lockdown as result of 378 positive cases and 6 deaths of the disease.

However much attention has not been given to Cerebrospinal Meningitis(CSM), the dangerous epidemic disease that is killing more Ghanaians than Covid-19.

As of now 247 cases have been recorded with a total of 37 deaths.

Below is the updated breakdown of CSM cases and deaths in the region for week 1st-13th of 2020 C-case, D-death

  1. DBI, C-0, D-0
  2. Jirapa, C-42, D-9
  3. Lambussie, C-0, D-0
  4. Lawra, C-8, D-1
  5. Nadowli-Kaleo, C-74, D-12
  6. Nandom, C-76, D-10
  7. Sissala East, C-5, D-0
  8. Sissala West, C-0, D-0
  9. Wa East, C-0, D-0
  10. Wa Municipal, C-27, D-4
  11. Wa West, C-15, D-1
    Total cases-247
    Total deaths-37

By: Joe Marfo

386

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