KUMACA deaths: Swine Flu vaccines and anti-viral agents arrive in Ghana

KUMACA deaths: Swine Flu vaccines and anti-viral agents arrive in Ghana

Ghana will today take delivery of the anti-viral agents Tamiflu from the World Health Organization, as part of measures to tackle the outbreak of H1N1 influenza that hit Kumasi Academy and claimed the lives of four students.

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According to a statement released by the Ministry of Education the medicines expected in Ghana include Tamiflu, an anti-viral agent, and H1N1 influenza vaccines.

KUMACA deaths: Swine Flu vaccines and anti-viral agents arrive in Ghana

Tamiflu was given to thousands of people during the swine flu pandemic in 2009

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The Swine Flu disease has hit the Ashanti region, specifically Kumasi and its environs.

Ghana first recorded the Swine Flu case in 2009. During the time the drug, Tamiflu, was given to tens of thousands of people.

The current outbreak has hit Kumasi Academy SHS, where a dozen students have been affected with four deaths recorded.

Tamiflu is expected in the country by December 15, 2017 [today] and the vaccines by December 16, 2017.

Meanwhile, the statement added that the situation is currently under control.

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