By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Officials in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) are reporting on an unidentified disease that has caused many deaths in Yeretièlé.

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According to the information received at the level of the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, 28 people have died of this unidentified disease since July.

The Minister of Health and Public Hygiene, Eugène Aka Aouélé said they mobilized medical teams to the area to investigate.

The symptoms presented include swelling of the face and lower limbs, chest pain, abdominal bloating, general fatigue, constipation and vomiting. Thus, the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene orders anyone with one of these signs to go directly to the nearest health center. Self-medication is not recommended to avoid unnecessary risk.

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