NCDC RAISES CONCERN OVER CHOLERA OUTBREAK

Written by on April 14, 2022

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, expressed concern over cholera cases in states, with Cross River and Taraba leading.

Ms Jessica Akinrogbe, the Senior Emergency Response Officer, NCDC, made the centre’s position known at the monthly
meeting of the Emergency Working Group in Abuja.

She said a total of 1,359 confirmed cases were reported from January 2022 to date.

She added that no fewer than 31 deaths were recorded in 15 states, including Cross River, Taraba, Borno, Bayelsa, Adamawa, Kebbi, Rivers, Ondo and Lagos.

She said “out of these states, Cross River and Taraba had the highest cases of 558 and 282 respectively.’’


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