Ogun State has stepped up efforts to curtail the recent outbreak of cholera in Magboro in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the state.
No fewer than 816 Nigerians from 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been claimed by the raging cholera outbreak in the country.
The Ebonyi Government has confirmed three deaths arising from the cholera outbreak in Amachi-Igwebuike Village, Agba in Ishielu Local Government Area of the state.
The Gombe State Commissioner for Health, Dr Habu Dahiru, on Wednesday declared Kalajanga Community in Akko Local Government Area free from cholera. This is contained in a press statement signed by the Commissioner in Gombe. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that on May 27, the commissioner for health declared cholera outbreak in Kalajanga…
An epidemiologist based in Gombe State, Dr Bile Nuhu, has emphasised the need for members of the public to be conscious of their personal hygiene to avert another outbreak of cholera.
25 Dec 2018
No fewer than 17 persons have reportedly lost their lives in some Anambra State communities due to a disease outbreak suspected to be cholera. The affected areas are in the Anambra West Local Government Area of the state.
17 Sep 2018
Despite efforts by the Federal Government to contain the ongoing cholera outbreak, the water and food-borne disease has continued to spread in northern states.Latest figures from the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
16 Aug 2018
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has activated an Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) to ensure effective management of cholera in the territory. Director, Public Health, Health and Human Services Secretariat, FCTA, Dr. Humphrey Okoroukwu...
6 Aug 2018
The Kano State Government has dispatched a team of health personnel to Bebeji Local Government Area of the state where an outbreak of suspected cholera was reported in three villages.
6 Jun 2018
About 57 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Kawo, Kaduna have been discharged, while six others are on admission. This followed the recent outbreak of cholera in the school, which killed one student. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Paul Manya Dogo disclosed this yesterday. He said the state government and supporting partners have put…
4 Jun 2018
The cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa has extended to Hong and Maiha local governments, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A statement from the Information Officer of Adamawa Ministry of Health, Mohammed Abubakar, said two cases were recorded in each of the Local Government areas but…
10 Apr 2018
Jos, the Plateau State capital, resumed work last week after Easter only to be greeted with heaps of foul-smelling refuse all over the major streets. There was no refuse disposal vehicle to pack the rubbish, as was the case before the Easter break. Residents around the refuse, which have become an eyesore, are complaining of…