11 Killed In Cholera Outbreak in Katsina

 11 Killed In Cholera Outbreak in Katsina

Cholera Outbreak

No fewer than 11 persons have been killed by cholera outbreak, which hit six local government areas of Katsina State.

Five out of the 11 persons died in Funtua Local Government, while the remaining six died in Kusada Local Government.

the state’s Commissioner for Health, Mariatu Usman, who confirmed the incident in Kusada said Adequate steps have been taken to curtail the spread including public enlightenment, live phone-in radio/TV programmes, on-the-spot assessment by the state epidemiologist and his team, and provision of drugs and commodities for the treatment of patients free of charge.”


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