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Fresh cholera outbreak claims 5 lives in Gombe, 16 hospitalised

Fresh cholera outbreak claims 5 lives in Gombe, 16 hospitalised

NAN Gombe State Government on Thursday said fresh outbreak of cholera had killed five people, while 16 others were hospitalised at the Primary Health Centre, Kembu in Balanga Local Government Area of the state. The state Acting Epidemiologist, Dr Nuhu Bile, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe. Bile said […]
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Cholera outbreak: South Africa on red alert 

Cholera (Xinhua/NAN) South Africa on Monday issued a cholera alert following an outbreak in neighbouring Zimbabwe.“There is a significant risk that travelers from the outbreak-affected area may present with cholera in South Africa,’’ the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said. Healthcare workers countrywide, especially those in Limpopo Province, which borders Zimbabwe,

Zimbabwe opposition to call off ‘inauguration’ due to cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe opposition to call off ‘inauguration’ due to cholera outbreak

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC party on Friday called off plans to hold a mock inauguration to name its leader Nelson Chamisa as the country’s president after public gatherings were banned due to a cholera outbreak. The MDC had planned the event to highlight its claims that the July 30 election was rigged and that Chamisa was […] …

Police ban public gatherings after cholera outbreak

Police ban public gatherings after cholera outbreak

Zimbabwean police have banned public gatherings in the capital Harare following a cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people and left more than 3,000 people hospitalised. This comes after government on Tuesday declared the outbreak a state of emergency. Police spokesperson Charity Charamba said Wednesday cholera had become a threat to human security and the […] …

Cholera kills five, 50 others hospitalised in Katsina

Cholera kills five, 50 others hospitalised in Katsina

No fewer than five persons have died and 50 others hospitalised over suspected outbreak of cholera in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State. Ahmed Abubakar, representing Funtua Local Government Constituency in state House of Assembly, disclosed this at the plenary on Monday in Katsina. READ ALSO: ‘Dead’ woman found alive in mortuary fridge “The victims […] …

Cholera kills five, 200 under surveillance in Plateau, Nasarawa, Kaduna

Cholera kills five, 200 under surveillance in Plateau, Nasarawa, Kaduna

Friday Olokor, Godwin Isenyo, and  Umar Muhammed no fewer than five persons have been killed by cholera while over 200 persons are either hospitalised or under surveillance in Plateau, Nasarawa and Kaduna states. At least three persons were confirmed dead while three others tested positive out of 93 suspected cases during a fresh outbreak of […] …

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