Health News of Thursday, 8 November 2018Source: www.ghanaweb.comDeaths at Tema Metropolis not spiritual but lifestyle related – GHSThe residents were earlier directed to take a spiritual bath in the sea to purify themselvesThe Ghana Health Service has attributed recent deaths in and around the Tema Metropolis to lifestyle diseases and not spiritual forces as it was earlier speculated. The Ghana Health Service subsequently dispatched personnel to the community to investigate the deaths. “A total of sixteen deaths have been recorded from two communities; Tema Harbour Electoral area and Awudum Area within the Tema East Municipal between the period of 29th October and 7th November, 2018. The persons died from different medical conditions that are not linked and are not infectious,” the statement said. The Director General further called for calm among the residents as investigation is still ongoing.
Source: GhanaWeb November 08, 2018 21:33 UTC