Tambura, 23rd May 2018. The state minister of health and environment in Tambura state on Monday urges all citizens not to eat bush meat because of Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Hon. Arkangelo Ngoni kirikiri discloses that, since last week they had information of Ebola outbreak in DRC and soon it may enter to Central African Republic and it may also enter to South Sudan because of common trade boarder movement between those countries.
Ngoni mentions that those neighbouring countries they do not select bush meat to eat, meanwhile animals like chimpanzee, monkey and others are the ones transmitting the disease.
He cites that, Ebola is a terrible and dangerous disease for human being if you don’t treat it quickly, and the disease is now killing people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Minister calls on people living at the border, like Naandi, Ezo and Rii Yubu to be very careful not to hunt animals living in those jungles.
Ngoni further says, citizens of Tambura state should be careful to protect their lives against the dangerous disease which is coming towards the country,
People should pray in order God may restricts the disease not to enter the state, he adds.
Ngoni assures the government is in contact with WHO in Juba to take precaution at those boarders so that the disease may not spread.
The symptoms of Ebola includes, is bleeding in any part of the body if infected and should rash to the health centers that they are going to established very soon.
The minister made this statement in an interview with Anisa Radio Correspondence in Tombura.