Cholera Cases in Adamawa Hit 244

On 11/Jul/2019 / In Medical News

Cholera cases recorded in the last one month have reached 244 in Adamawa State, indicating an increase of 168 from 76 cases recorded in Yola North, Yola South and Girei councils of the state on June 17, 2019. Addressing journalists yesterday in Yola, Director of Primary Health in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Bwalki Dilli; disclosed that the death toll has risen from one to three.
 
He said although the number of cases has risen in the last one month, it is expected to reduce, as the medical team was working on treatment of patients in the affected communities. ““The increase in number of cases is expected, because the search is now active and information is going round and we have support from our partners in the creation of public awareness.” “We have support from partners, especially the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, ICRC and IOM.”
 

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