Appiah, has declared that no cases of H1N1 influenza have been recorded in the municipality.
KAS of Suncity 97.1 FM on the Suncity Morning Drive in Sunyani.
apprehensive residents of the Municipality after laboratory test results from
the Noguchi Memorial Centre for Medical Research showed that majority of the
samples from students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) tested Positive for Influenza
for Medical Research …and what we record is other types of influenzas but not
H1N1. People should not panic now that we know the cause of deaths at the
Kumasi Academy. Let us go about with our normal duties. Health workers are ready
to take care of any issues,” Dr. Paulina Appiah assured.
center after the 2009 pandemic.
that the Influenza A (H1N1) virus is transferred mainly through droplets spread
exposed through coughs and sneezes.
sickness, you won’t know about it until you are tested.
symptoms should visit the hospital.
indoors, rest and drink a lot of water. It depends on how the body of anyone reacts
to diseases. Wash your hands and also use hand sanitizers.
stronger before going to the hospital,” she advised.
system, pregnant women and the elderly. But this particular H1N1-2009 influenza
can infect young adults…the virus has different strains that cause serious
infections which leads to death. Vaccines are used to prevent the infections,”
Dr. Paulina Appiah revealed.
following the recent outbreak of Influenza A (H1N1) which begun on November 30,
2017. 44 cases have been reported so far.