Fresh Outbreak Of Diphtheria Kills Four Persons In Kano

Date: 21-03-2024 9:52 pm (2 months ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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No fewer than four children have reportedly lost their lives to diphtheria outbreak in Minjibir Local Government Area of Kano State.

The Information Officer of the local government, Mr Tasiu Yahaya, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Thursday in Kano.

Yahaya said another 28 children were also infected with the disease.

“Four children have been confirmed dead while 28 others infected with Diphtheria in Minjibir Local Government of Kano state.

“The 28 children contracted the disease in the towns of Kwarkiya, Kuru, Kunya and Minjibir.

“The Interim Management Officer of the local government, Muhammad Yakubu Kunya, has called on the authorities and stakeholders to immediately reach out to Minjibir local government to protect the health of the community.

“On his part, the district head of the local government urged traditional rulers and the Scholars to stand up in enlightening the community and to pray for relief from the disease,”
the statement reads.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Health Ministry, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim, said that the case has been referred to the Director for Public Health for further investigation and confirmation.

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- fineboy77 at 21-03-2024 10:45 PM (2 months ago)
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Please contain it as quickly as possible. I don't want to hear about any child dying.

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