An Ebola scares at the Dominase SDA Hospital in the Ashanti Region. People are getting panicked day by day what will be happening in the coming days.
Ebola Virus Scare
A man having age twenties died in the hospital on Tuesday just because of finding Ebola symptoms.
He was left unattended because of not having basic protective equipment with which to handle the patient by the frightened hospital staff.
According to the Medical Superintendent, Prince Kwakye Afriyie, a patient who has the symptoms of Ebola reported to the hospital three days ago with fever. At that time he was treated and discharged.
But from Dr Afriyie statement as he told reporters, Pusiga his native returned to the hospital, this time with blood oozing out of his orifices.
The frightened hospital staff called the District health authorities for Personal Protective Equipment. The deadly Ebola has killed over 2000 across West Africa. Now there was none there. Dr. Afriyie, the Berkwai District Disease Control Officer, according to him, didn’t have any PPEs “so he got in touch at the district level with the regions District Director of Health.”
The frustrated medical doctor narrated, “I was given orders to take theatre scraps and collect samples from the patient for testing,”
It was too late for the patient.
The doctor said, authorities of the Dominase SDA Hospital, which quickly quarantined the two hospital staff attended to the Ebola suspect in his previous visit to the hospital.
Dr. Afriyie believes the incident that is happening in the country’s just because of lack of preparedness.
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