Jigawa Govt Intensify Efforts To Combat Any Outbreak Of CSM

by Abdullahi Shugaba

Dutse  –   The Jigawa government has intensified efforts to combat any  outbreak of Cebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) across the state,  Deputy Governor Ibrahim Hadejia has said.

Hadejia told newsmen on Friday that the state government has concluded plans and acquired enough drugs in case of outbreak of meningitis.

The deputy governor said that the state government has also commenced public enlightenment campaign on the prevention of the disease.

He advised the people to avoid sleeping in crowded rooms and to always live their doors and windows open to allow for enough ventilation.

Hadejia urged the people to report any sign of outbreak of meningitis to the nearest health facility close to them for necessary action.

He said that meningitis is associated with hot period and therefore urged the people not to engage in self-medication, but report any sickness to the nearest hospital for prompt medical attention.

NAN reports that on April 7, the state announced the discovery of five cases of CSM in four local government areas of the state, with one person reported dead and four on admission.

Commissioner for Health, Dr. Abba Zakari, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the state had adopted urgent measures to curtail the spread of the disease, following reported cases in some states and the neighbouring Niger Republic.

He said the affected councils are Kirikasamma, Kiyawa, Gwaram and Maigatari.

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