Strange Disease Hits Rural Monrovia, As Victims Crave For Health Authority Intervention

inchResidents of various communities in rural Montserrado County say they are experiencing the effect of strange disease which comes in the form of rash and appear on human body and private parts.

Speaking to our reporter in Brewerville, Montserrado County some victims of this strange disease said its symptom come with burning body with inching sensation which subsequently turned to rash and blazers.

“This strange itching sickness starts with rash on the skin, particularly the private parts; this itching is very severe, mostly during night time,” one of the victims who preferred not to be named speaking to our reporter said.

rashOur reporter, who also visited several clinics and drug stores in the affected areas, said authorities at these institutions confirmed the visit of victims at their respective clinics and drug stores in search of medication to address their predicament.

Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling. The possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses, such as kidney or liver disease, to skin rashes, allergies, and dermatitis

All efforts to contact authority at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare proved unsuccessful, as all attempts by our reporter did not materialize.

Investigation continues

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.