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Cholera: NCDC records 64 suspected cases in Adamawa, Katisina states



By Abujah Racheal

cases of cholera reported from seven local government areas in two states of the country.

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General, NCDC, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

He stated that 40 cases were recorded in Adamawa and 24 in Katsina.

He added that eight cases were confirmed in the laboratory with one death recorded.

states in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) and support from partners.

was also being carried out, while states with suspected cases of acute watery diarrhoea were called weekly.

educating people on healthy habits.

On Lasser fever, he said there were 65 suspected cases from 18 local government areas in 10 states in the country.

Adamawa; one case, Gombe; one case, Benue; one case,

– 1, Kebbi; three cases and Bayelsa; one case.

“However, two cases were confirmed in the laboratory, with one death recorded.

levels, which includes dissemination of reviewed case management.

management also instituted, while zonal specific After-Action Review meetings is being conducted.”

adding that none of it was laboratory confirmed.

country with continuous review of measles surveillance data.

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