Gombe earmarks N20m to fight Ebola virus

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GOMBE – Gombe has set N20 aside for of any virus .

Dr Kennedy Ishaya, state’s Commissioner for Health, stated this at a news Gombe on Tuesday.

He said the money would be used for any infected persons case of the state.

He said Infectious Disease Hospital Zambuk had been identified for the of any suspected case of virus.[eap_ad_2] 

According to him, any suspected case be moved to isolated ward before referral to Zambuk.

Kennedy said 20 volunteer health specialists, most of who participated the of Lassa fever, had been identified to work,.

“The has given the health workers comprehensive life assurance to take care of their health ”, he said.

The commissioner said the had established 500 centres across the state necessary equipment where could be examined.

He said the , in collaboration government agencies, had intensified campaign on personal hygiene to avert possible occurrence of the virus in Gombe state. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]