Strange Illness Claims The Lives Of 50 Children In Jigawa Community

at 09:46 AM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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A mysterious disease has claimed the lives of 50 children in Gidan Dugus , Dutse LGA of Jigawa state, sending parents and authorities into a state of panic and fear. 'Mysterious Disease' Kills 50 Children in Gidan Dugus , Dutse LGA , Jigawa

Victims are within the age of one and five years.
According to the village Head Malam Bashari Galadima Gidan Gudu,
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”the problem started about two months ago, but the situation got worse in the last few weeks” “The children will start with serious fever, than develop stomach swelling and within a little time they will give up.”


He said
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“there are families that lost seven, four and three children to the disease and at a time, we buried between four and two kids daily during the worse period.”

Reacting, Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Alhaji Ali Dandidi said:
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“ We learnt the problem started sometime in July. The community members refused to go to the public health centre. They relied on and patronised chemists and other medical vendors all the while
“Nobody reported to the ministry (of health) until on October 27. The ministry sent a medical team there. The team took samples of the patients to the laboratory and we controlled the situation within a few days.”


According to him,
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“after laboratory tests of the samples, it was confirmed as malaria and typhoid. We supplied the drugs for treatment and the situation was brought under control.”
BournIdentity at 10:05 AM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Chhaaaiiiiiiiii,,,, from Ebola to monkey virus, now this? Abi na anoda monkey type bi this?
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ruthie at 11:15 AM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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them don chop something another thing again o!
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crocatum at 01:01 PM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Choose one, quality of life or quantity of life. Choose another, access to quality information or access to junks, noise, and speculations. finally choose, accept every situation and talk about it from morning to night or Take a step to solve the problem, even if it is small.
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benosky4 at 03:11 PM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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malaria and typhoid?
could this be true...

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gogoman at 04:57 PM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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 Angry Angry Angry
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BournIdentity at 11:36 PM, 7 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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