Ebira Sa’ka International Is Pleading With Non Governmental Associations, Businesses and Individuals in Ebiraland and in Diaspora, to help donate. www.ebirasaka.com
We are pleading with all Anebiras World Wide to come to our aid by donating. We are raising funds to buy Gloves, Masks and hand Sanitizers to be distributed across Ebiraland for free. We thank God we have no news of CORONA VIRUS for now, but for how long can Ebira Land resist this, looking at the way Okene market and other public places are been crowded. We stand no chance. Hence, prevention is better than cure.
As coronavirus spreads to six states in Nigeria, with fear that the infection could get worse, highly-placed health workers have said that the nation does not have up to 500 ventilators across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Findings by our correspondents show that hospitals may experience difficulties in handling seriously ill COVID-19 patients due to the lack of enough ventilators for patients’ use.
Lagos State, despite being the epicentre of the contagion with 28 confirmed COVID-19 cases out of the total national cases of 40, does not have enough ventilators to manage coronavirus patients who may present with breathing problems.
A ventilator is a machine designed to provide mechanical ventilation by moving breathable air in and out of the lungs, to deliver breaths to a patient who is physically unable to breathe, or breathing insufficiently.
Kogi Central has no good Health Care Centers let alone having the necessary equipment to save our people after, contacting this diseases.
According to experts, COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, targets the lungs and can cause complications such as pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Severe cases will require a ventilator to be able to deliver enough oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body, experts say.