Stella Dimoko Ogun State Govt Confirms New Cases Of Monkeypox Disease


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Friday, August 19, 2022

Ogun State Govt Confirms New Cases Of Monkeypox Disease

The Ogun State Government via its commissioner for health Dr Tomi Coker has confirmed four new cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the State to seven.


According to the release, two cases were discovered in Ota, within Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area, while Abeokuta North and Abeokuta South had one case each.

The statement revealed that the Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNOs) in the affected local government areas have carried-out line-listing and contact tracing, pointing out that the patients are already on prescribed medications.

It further advised residents to avoid direct contact with body fluid or sore of an infected live or dead animals, persons or contaminated items, just as it emphasized regular hand washing with soap and water, especially after visiting or caring for a sick person.

While adding that animal food products should be properly cooked before eating, the government called for calm from residents, assuring that necessary measures were being put in place to curb the spread of the disease

from dailypost


  1. This disease outbreak should be blamed on those carnivorous humans that eat raw meat and what-not,just to gain online traffic.
    I recently watched one eat life reptiles and rats and I was so disgusted.

    1. *live reptiles
      Let me come for myself before they do,but for how long😭😭

  2. Hmmm! I hope the ministry of health will be proactive on this, before it spreads like wild fire.

  3. Monkey pox ke!!! Oya everybody social distance

    1. Get basic info on the disease rather than spreading panic.

  4. It's well oo. I just hope the residents will adhere to the directives.

  5. This is bad, not again we are just recovering from covid now this, God pls take control

  6. They said it can be very painful


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