Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "snake bites"

    Adewole: Why some states don’t have drugs to treat snake bite

Adewole: Why some states don’t have drugs to treat snake bite

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the report that the federal government has run out of stock of anti-snake venom for the treatment of snake bite is not true.There were reports that 250 people have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe states, following scarcity of anti-snake venom drugs in the country.But in a statement on Monday, Boade [...]

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    Snake kills 250 in Gombe, Plateau

Snake kills 250 in Gombe, Plateau

Two hundred and fifty victims of snake bite have died in the last three weeks in Plateau and Gombe states, following an acute scarcity of snake anti-venom drugs in the country.According to NAN, the 250 deaths recorded were those taken to three medical centres- General Hospital Kaltungo, Ali Mega Pharmacy, Gombe and Comprehensive Medical Centre, Zamko, Plateau state- for treatment.The [...]

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    In Langtang, the snakes are biting more people

In Langtang, the snakes are biting more people

A health centre in Zamko, Langtang local government of Plateau state, has recorded 1,500 cases of snake bites in the last 10 months, according to Istifanus Bako, its medical officer.Bako, who is attached to the outfit that is a rural outpost of the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), said this in an interview with NAN, in Langtang, on Tuesday.He said [...]

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