UNIABUJA Teaching Hospital raises alert over Marburg virus outbreak, COVID-19 surge

The management of the University Abuja Teaching Hospital has warned its workers to maintain high sense alertness over possible outbreak of Marburg virus and an upsurge in COVID-19 cases.

A statement issued by the institution’s deputy director Sani Suleiman advised the health workers in the hospital to take strict precautions and maintain a hygienic environment.

“Consequently, the attention of all Head of Departments and members of staff is hereby drawn to ensure adequate surveillance and hygiene by observing all protocols of prevention,” a part of the circular seen by Peoples Gazette read.

“More details will be sent on our various social media platforms on the OUTBREAK in due course. Attached is the alerts.”

Mr Suleiman however clarified that the statement was issued to sensitise hospitals to take protective measures on the global outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus.

“I wrote that memo from one committee’s report to sensitise the people…

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