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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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