In order to eradicate Yellow fever in the country, Noguchi Memorial Institute medical research(NMIMR) of the University of Ghana has organized a day symposium to eradicate Yellow fever in Ghana.
The symposium is part of activities to mark the 40 years Anniversary Celebration of the Institute and also highlight plans of the Noguchi Memorial Institute medical research (NMIMR) to launch a Consultative Group to develop a road map to push the agenda for Yellow Fever control, towards elimination and eradication.
Speaking to the media, Professor Abraham Kwabena Ananng lamented that, Yellow fever caused by a virus spread by the bite by an infected mosquito acquires the disease by ingesting the blood of an infected host
According to him, the Symptoms of yellow fever are the sudden onset of fever and chills along with headache, backache, and vomiting
He stressed that his outfit will help to fight against the disease and made a passionate appeal to all and sundry to campaign against the disease.