An epidemic of meningitis has killed several people in Guinea.

menengite epidemic

80 suspects, 10 deaths registered, this is the provisional record of a meningitis epidemic that has affected Guinea since the beginning of the year.

regarding the seriousness of the situation, the health authorities have announced a battery of preventive measures in prefectures affected by this disease that occurs during hot periods.

The National Health Security Agency is installing 3 sentinel meningitis sites in each of the 17 hottest prefectures in the country for the early detection of this disease.

In Faranah, a high-risk city, the agents of the health structures are in training on the epidemiological treatment.

The Health Prefectural Director of Faranah Mr. N’faly talks about 641 community health workers in villages for health supervising.

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