Nigeria: Cholera outbreak continues to spread, 86 confirmed dead

Posted on November 1, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Natural Disaster reported that, cases of infections and deaths from the cholera outbreak in the country are on the increase, with the Ministry of Health again identifying measures to check the epidemic. Statistics from the Ministry of Health Thursday indicated that 1,623 cases had been recorded, while 86 deaths had been reported.According to the breakdown, Zamfara State has the highest figure of 1,110 cases and 51 deaths while Plateau State has 130 cases and 11 deaths. Others are Lagos State (134 cases, four deaths), Ogun State (115 cases, five deaths), Nasarawa State (105 cases, nine deaths) and Oyo State (29 cases, six deaths). Read Article

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