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General News of Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Source: Yen.com.gh

Parents join teachers and students to pray at KUMACA

Parents have joined hands with students and authorities at the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti region, to call on God, following the recent spate of mysterious deaths.

Four students have passed away, and about 18 others are currently in a hospital in order to undergo tests.

In the light of the unfortunate developments, parents, staff and students converged at the school’s Dining Hall to seek God’s intervention.

Some parents have reportedly rushed to the school in a bid to take their children home.

Health authorities, are meanwhile, still investigating the case.

The Noguchi Memorial Centre for Medical Research has reportedly ruled out meningitis as the possible cause of the deaths.

The students, meanwhile have been receiving Azithromycin antibiotics to ward off any form of bacterial infection.

The minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has also been invited by parliament to answer questions pertaining to the phenomenon.