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  • Nigeria: 2021 Cholera

    Source: https://leadership.ng/cholera-kills-...a-communities/

    Cholera Kills 20 In Delta Communities
    1 day ago
    By INNEH BARTH |

    No fewer than 20 persons have been confirmed dead following a cholera outbreak in coastal communities of Bomadi and Burutu local government areas of Delta State.

    The victims were mainly children, who were affected by the water-borne disease in the locality that lack quality water for drinking and other domestic uses.

    It was gathered that residents have expressed concern over the growing number of people with symptoms similar to cholera who have been visiting public hospitals and health centres in the area in the recent time...



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    Source: https://tribuneonlineng.com/governor...ses-19-deaths/

    Governor Diri gets vaccines, as Bayelsa records 222 cholera cases, 19 deaths
    By By Ebiowei Lawal - Yenagoa On Apr 4, 2021

    Following a recent outbreak of cholera across 30 communities in Bayelsa State that led to 19 deaths and 222 reported cases, the Governor of the state, Senator Douye Diri, has purchased oral cholera vaccines to stop the spread of the disease.

    According to a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Pabara Newton Igwele, in Yenagoa, Local Government Rapid Response Teams (RRT) have been established to ensure active surveillance and response to any case of acute gastroenteritis or suspected cholera...

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      Source: https://punchng.com/eight-dead-512-h...lera-outbreak/

      Eight dead, 512 hospitalised in Plateau cholera outbreak
      James Abraham
      10 June 2021

      THE Plateau State Government on Wednesday said the death toll in the cholera outbreak in the state had risen to eight.

      The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, who disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH in Jos on Wednesday, also said a total of 512 persons had been infected with the disease.

      According to him, out of the total number of infected persons, 484 patients had been discharged from various hospitals where they were receiving treatment.

      The Commissioner said, “Right now, we have problem at hand because as at Wednesday, eight persons have died as a result of the cholera outbreak in the state. So far, 512 persons have been infected while 484 of them have been discharged.”

      Lar noted that the infected persons were spread across seven local governement areas; Jos North, Jos South, Bokkos, Barkin Ladi, Riyom, Bassa and Jos East LGAs...

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