Rivers Records Outbreak Of Monkey Pox Disease

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BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT

The Rivers State government has confirmed the outbreak of three suspected cases of monkey pox disease in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The state commissioner for Health, Professor Princewill Chike, who announced this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt Friday, said the three cases were discovered on Thursday night at Rumuolumeni, Eneka and Psychiatric Road area of the city.

Chike stated the three suspected victims have been transfered to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).