Medical Alert! Ghana Ministry Of Health issues press release on Coronavirus outbreak

The Ministry Of Health on Tuesday 21st January 2020, made a press release acknowledging the outbreak of Coronavirus which started in Wuhan, China.

In the press release, the ministry addresses the effects of the coronavirus, how it spreads, it’s effects and measures we can take to prevent it from spreading.

Novel Coronavirus started in Wuhan, a province of China and even though it’s not yet in Ghana, citizens are advised to adhere to these simple healthy practices to stay safe, just as it was when the deadly Ebola virus broke out.

Below is the full press release, but first, you need to know what Coronavirus is.

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). These viruses are transmitted between animals and people.

Below is the press release. Enjoy.