Polio detected in Chereponi
A polio outbreak has been
confirmed in Chereponi in the Northern region, the first in Ghana for over a
A statement issued by the
Ghana Health Service said a sample of the highly infectious disease was taken
from a girl aged two years and eight months.
Describing the case as a “Public Health Emergency of National Concern”, the GHS added it has deployed teams from Accra to assist the regional and district teams.