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Admin Reporter- Ajay

Nov 13 2018


175 dead, 10000 affected due to cholera outbreak in Nigeria

Lagos,13,November,2018

 

Lagos: Suspected cases of cholera have increased in the northeast region of Nigeria. With the violence of Boko Haram in this area thousands of people have been forced to take shelter in crowded camps. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on Monday that 10,000 people have died due to chronic inflammatory diseases in the state of Edavova, Borno and Yobe, 175 people have died since the beginning of November, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Jannet Cherono, Program Manager of NRC, in the capital of Bornoo, said, "One of the reasons for the outbreak of the disease is due to a lot of crowding in camps due to which sufficient water supply, cleanliness becomes difficult. 'He said' The rainy season has spoiled the situation. The camps have not been made available to reduce the chaos and the land was not provided and the hygiene and sanitation facilities were not prepared which is moving towards another cholera epidemic in Nigeria in 2019. Cholera epidemic has often seen the country since taking arms from Boko Haram against the government in 2009.

 

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