UNIABUJA hospital debunks outbreak of Marburg virus

 The management of the university of Abuja teaching sanatorium, Gwagwalada, Abuja, has debunked reviews that there's a virulent disease of Marburg Virus sickness in its facility.

The general public relations Officer, Sani Suleiman, disclosed this in an interview with our correspondent on Sunday.

Suleiman became reacting to social media reports on the memo issued by way of the clinic to alert the group of workers of the sanatorium at the MVD and the surge in COVID-19 inside the usa.

The memo titled ‘Outbreak of Marburg disorder and COVID-19 virus contamination’ sighted by our correspondent study in element, “The management of the Abuja university teaching sanatorium desires to notify the complete health center network of a virulent disease of Marburg ailment and an upsurge in COVID-19 contamination.

“therefore, the attention of all Heads of Departments, and participants of staff is hereby attracted to ensure good enough surveillance and hygiene by means of gazing all protocols of prevention.

“greater info might be sent on our numerous social media systems on the outbreaks in due direction.”

Suleiman, but, stated the memo was misconstrued.

He said, “unluckily, that memo turned into misconstrued, it’s meant to be an internal memo in the health facility community for our personnel to be conscious in case there is a deadly disease or in case sufferers are coming to the health facility for remedy.

“They didn’t put up the precautionary measures, instead they just published the memo.

“So, it changed into misconstrued by way of one of the personnel. In truth, the hard copy has not even gone out, it was intended for the medical institution network to take heed to the disease. You realize a few humans are nevertheless negligent of COVID-19 and if the sanatorium employees are not taking precautionary measures, it'll unfold.

“we are just sensitising them to be aware. So it’s now not like there’s a deadly disease. We haven’t recorded any case of Marburg.

“humans should push aside it and we're going to observe up with a correction.”

The Nigeria Centre for disease control has said that Nigeria is at mild danger of a virus of the Marburg virus sickness.

The NCDC stated this following an endemic of the disease in Ghana showed with the aid of the arena fitness employer on July 17.

The centre stated it changed into on high alert given the proximity of Ghana to Nigeria in addition to the arena health organisation alert.

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