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Yellow Fever Kills 46, As Number Of Confirmed Cases Keeps Increasing

Dr. Dennis Laryea, Acting Head of Disease Surveillance at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), told Ghana News Agency in Acca that yellow fever infections were gradually reducing, but they are still recording some cases.

As of yesterday 10th December 2021, Ghana has recorded 46 Yellow Fever (YF) deaths, with 102 confirmed cases out of about 600 suspected cases recorded earlier.

The outbreak, first recorded in October 2021, is now in four regions: Savannah, Upper West, Bono, and Oti regions.

According to Dr. Dennis Laryea, the outbreak started in West and North Gonja but has been spread to two districts in a short time.

A few cases are also recorded from Central Gonja, Bole, and Sawla-Tuna-Kaba districts.

The yellow fever outbreak which was recorded in October 2021, is now in four regions: Savannah, Upper West, Bono, and Oti regions.

GHS urged all persons from the affected Regions who had a fever, general weakness, headache, nausea, and vomiting, to immediately report to the nearest health facility.

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