Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Alert: Chickenpox resurfaces in Cameroon

06 cases already registered at the Catholic school of Mvolye in Yaoundé while the second quarter is in full swing. Even if it is true that the dry season which crosses Cameroon very often causes many very contagious tropical diseases. According to our sources, the authorities of this primary school call on the Cameroonian Ministry of Public Health to take urgent measures to prevent the spread of this highly contagious disease. Chickenpox is a disease that often affects children between 3 months and 10 years of age.

06 cases already registered at the Catholic school of Mvolye in Yaoundé while the second quarter is in full swing. Even if it is true that the dry season which crosses Cameroon very often causes many very contagious tropical diseases. According to our sources, the authorities of this primary school call on the Cameroonian Ministry of Public Health to take urgent measures to prevent the spread of this highly contagious disease. Chickenpox is a disease that often affects children between 3 months and 10 years of age. It is an infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Very contagious, it affects babies and young children in 90% of cases, and manifests itself by the eruption of multiple vesicles on the skin and mucous membranes.


Source: 25minutes.info