Cholera Outbreak: 14 dead in Borno IDP camp, 230 admitted in hospital

Posted by News Express | 5 September 2017 | 1,847 times

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Fourteen persons have died and 230 people are currently on admission following an outbreak of cholera in an Internally Displaced Persons' camp at Muna garage in Borno State.

In response to the outbreak, the United Nations has opened an emergency hospital in the camp and the patients are currently being admitted in two facilities.

Officials of the World Health Organisation, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Borno State Ministry of Health are all currently on ground and patients are being attended to. (Channels TV)

 


Source: News Express

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