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Gastroenteritis

19 Jun 2021
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHCDA), says it has deployed 180 workers to stem spread of gastroenteritis in the state. Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Chairman of the agency, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Bauchi. Mohammed said the workers would conduct house-to-house residual spray, chlorination…
13 Jun 2021
The Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BSPHDA) says Gastroenteritis Infection has spread from 13 to 15 Local Government Areas of the state with death toll now at 37.
14 May 2021
A community health nurse, Mrs Toyosi Ogunkunle, says handwashing with soap and water, is still the best method of hygiene to minimise the chances of spreading and contracting viral illnesses such as gastroenteritis. Ogunkunle said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ibadan. According to her, while hand…
17 Nov 2019
Recently, cases of gastroenteritis were reported in some local government areas of Lagos State, which claimed many lives.
8 Nov 2019
Several reports have alerted to a cholera outbreak in Lagos State and over 100 cases recorded in Lagos Island General Hospital and some few cases in Isolo General Hospital.
2 Jan 2018
Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract (the pathway responsible for digestion that includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines).
20 Aug 2017
The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, on Sunday said that the alleged unknown disease has been diagnosed to be gastroenteritis and therefore called for calmness.

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