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Ebola: Nigerians advised to stop eating 'suya'

12 August 2014, 10:45

Kaduna - A consultant obstetrician and gnaecologist, Dr Madziga Isa, on Monday advised Nigerians to suspend the eating of roasted meat, locally known as Suya, to guard against contracting Ebola virus.
Isa, of NNPC Staff Clinic, also said Nigerians should avoid fish and bush meat, as well as wash their hands regularly as a part of precautionary measures against infection.
He made the call in Kaduna during a public awareness lecture with the theme "Ebola: Deadly, Untreatable but Preventable", organised by the Kaduna Refining and  Petrochemical Company (KRPC).

Also read: 10 cases of Ebola confirmed in Nigeria
The consultant urged the populace to reduce their contacts with people, avoid unsafe sex and dispose of the dead with utmost caution.
"Do not use your hands to carry dead animals, make sure you wear gloves or use stick to carry them and always use bleach in your household to disinfect.''
In another contribution, Dr Saleh Sagir, the Manager, Plant Clinic of KRPC said residents must improve on their personal hygiene and environmental sanitation, and to always disinfect their surroundings.



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