The Federal Authority for the Protection of Consumer Rights and Citizen Welfare said that it is closely monitoring the situation in Tanzania, after news of an unknown disease there.
On February 9, the media reported that an unknown disease had appeared in the Chunya region in southwestern Tanzania.
The authority added: “At the present time, there is insufficient information to determine the cause of the disease. In addition, there are insufficient data to allow conclusions to be drawn about the cause of the disease, the extent of infection strength and the size of the deaths it causes, as well as conclusions about the risk of disease outbreak, and the speed.” Spread it. “
Ros Potribnadzor stated that the Tanzanian Ministry of Health is ruling out an outbreak of a new viral infection.
Earlier, Tanzanian media reported 15 deaths, with 50 injured people being transferred to hospitals, due to the disease.
Among the main symptoms of the disease are severe nausea and vomiting mixed with blood.
Clinical examination showed that the patients, mostly men, had stomach ulcers and liver disease. The autopsy revealed the presence of stomach and liver damage.