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Monkey Pox Precautions: Things You Should not Eat To Avoid Money Pox - FG

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The Federal Ministry of Health has listed foods Nigerians must avoid in other not to contract the monkey pox disease.
According to FG foods like monkey meat, bushmeat and meat from dead animals must be avoided.This list was given by Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole via a statement by the Director Media and Public Relations in the ministry Mrs Boade Akinola on Thursday
It was also revealed that the disease neither had a cure nor a vaccine however, it is a mild and there should be no cause for alarm.
The statement reads :
He said the virus was mild and there was no known treatment and no preventive vaccines hence, the public should be at alert and avoid crowded places as much as possible.

The minister also revealed that test samples had been sent to the World Health Organisation in Senegal but the result was still being awaited.
He however called on Nigerians who had symptoms of fever, back pain and rashes resembling chicken pox to report to the hospital. The statement added:
The symptoms include headache, fever, back pains and in advanced cases, rashes bigger than those caused by chicken pox.

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