KUMACA Students and staff finally vaccinated against swine flu

Students of the Kumasi Academy, together with teachers, non-teaching staff and journalists have been vaccinated in the wake of the suspected outbreak of Influenza Type A H1N1 [Swine Flu] at the school.

According to health officials in the Ashanti Region, the GC FLUMulti, the Influenza Vaccine being administered during the exercise, will prevent a possible spread of the virus.

Kumasi Academy, together with teachers, non-teaching staff and journalists, were today [Thursday], vaccinated in the wake of the suspected outbreak of Influenza Type A H1N1 [Swine Flu] at the school.

According to health officials in the Ashanti Region, the GC FLUMulti, the Influenza Vaccine being administered during the exercise, will prevent a possible spread of the virus.

The Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, said the vaccine administer to each person will last for a period of one year.Speaking to Citi News, the Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, said his outfit will strengthen surveillance within the Asokore Mampong Municipality to contain anymore cases that might come up.

“We have the drugs in the country, and we have the vaccines also in the country, everyone is protected as far the H1N1 influenza is concerned. We planned to immunize 3000 students, staff and non-teaching staff of this school. We hope that we can finish by the close of the day. If we don’t, we will continue the next day until every one is vaccinated , but I believe strongly that we will finish by the close of the day. We have enough materials, we have enough logistics, we have enough human resources, so as far as the logistics are concerned, we have more than enough” he said

Kumasi Academy, together with teachers, non-teaching staff and journalists, were today [Thursday], vaccinated in the wake of the suspected outbreak of Influenza Type A H1N1 [Swine Flu] at the school.

According to health officials in the Ashanti Region, the GC FLUMulti, the Influenza Vaccine being administered during the exercise, will prevent a possible spread of the virus.

The Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, said the vaccine administer to each person will last for a period of one year.Speaking to Citi News, the Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, said his outfit will strengthen surveillance within the Asokore Mampong Municipality to contain anymore cases that might come up.

“We have the drugs in the country, and we have the vaccines also in the country, everyone is protected as far the H1N1 influenza is concerned. We planned to immunize 3000 students, staff and non-teaching staff of this school. We hope that we can finish by the close of the day. If we don’t, maybe tomorrow [Friday], we would have to continue, but I believe strongly that we will finish by the close of the day. We have enough materials, we have enough logistics, we have enough human resources, so as far as the logistics are concerned, we have more than enough” he said

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