Unusual Sickness Breaks Out In Kogi, Kills Two Folks


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A minimum of two individuals have been confirmed useless after catching an odd illness in Kogi, Nigerian Tribune studies.

The victims reportedly died at a Fulani and Tiv farm settlement in Odo-Eri in Yagba West Native Authorities Space of Kogi State following the outbreak of an odd sickness.

Others who’re affected by the ailment are at present receiving remedy at some close by non-public hospitals and ECWA Hospital Egbe.

The Director, Yagba West Native Authorities Space, Mr Reuben Oshagbemi instructed newsmen that the incident was first reported at a non-public clinic, saying signs of the illness embody stooling, diarrhoea and vomiting.

He famous that upon receiving the data, some well being employees had been mobilized to the settlement to deal with the sufferers, declaring that the scenario is now beneath management.

Mr Oshagbemi defined that the Ministry of Well being has been contacted, noting that the State Epidiomologist will decide the sickness.

He suggested the individuals to proceed to look at private hygiene to keep away from any outbreak of illnesses.

It might be recalled {that a} unusual sickness killed some individuals at Okoloke, a boundary city between Kogi and Kwara States about three years in the past.

When our correspondent contacted the Kogi State Commissioner for Well being, Dr Saka Audu, he stated his workforce of medical personnel will go to the group on Monday to search out out the scenario of issues.

He added that the State Epidiomologist will decide the sickness.

He additionally confirmed that his workforce of medical personnel simply got here again from Ette in Olamaboro native authorities council of the state.

In line with him, there’s a unusual sickness in a border city between Enugu State and Kogi State however the unusual sickness shouldn’t be in Ette, Kogi State.

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