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No fewer than 29 persons were killed by flood while 14,244 houses were destroyed across the 44 local councils of Kano State this year.
WaterAid Nigeria has said that over 3,000 deaths recorded from the 2021 outbreak of cholera in the country could have been avoided, had the nation prioritised Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
As the outbreak of cholera occurs in many parts of Nigeria, with over 2000 people estimated to have died from the ailment, health professionals have reiterated that the best way to prevent the disease is by observing appropriate personal and environmental hygiene.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that cholera had claimed 2, 791 lives across 28 states and the Federal Capital Territory since the beginning of 2021. The Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, in Abuja, that a total of 81,413 suspected cases were recorded within…
The Ekiti State government has raised the alarm over the outbreak of cholera with the discovery of five suspected cases in Moba local council of the state.
Cholera has killed more than 2,300 people and infected thousands more, mostly children, in Nigeria since the start of the year, a senior health official said on Monday, in the nation's worst outbreak in years.
Indications emerged yesterday, that no fewer than eight persons have been hospitalised, following the outbreak of Cholera in Irepo Local Council of Oyo State.
When 51-year-old Sa’adatu Abdullahi was rushed to the Misau General Hospital on August 4, 2021, her sister, Jamila Abdullahi, accompanied her to the Cholera Ward with a sample of the well water
Dr Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director (CMD) Ondo Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, has tasked residents of the state to imbibe hygienic living to tackle cholera.
About 150 persons have lost their lives as a result of cholera outbreak across the 25 local councils of Niger State.
Following the outbreak of cholera in some parts of Nigeria, the Ogun State Government has urged residents of the state to be wary of unhygienic practices capable of giving rise to infections and resulting in avoidable loss of lives.