Isa Abdullahi, Nigeria’s Adamawa State Health Commissioner, emphasized that the cholera epidemic has spread in different parts of the state in recent months.
Abdullahi said that nearly 2,000 people were diagnosed with cholera in the province and 55 people died.
Expressing that the government is making emergency shipments of medicines and medical supplies to the regions affected by the epidemic, Abdullahi also called on the people of the region to be cautious.
Different epidemic diseases are encountered in the country.
Caused by “Vibrio” bacteria; Cholera, a disease transmitted through food and water, causes severe diarrhea and dehydration in the body. The disease can be fatal if left untreated.
In addition to the lack of clean water in Nigeria, the ineffective medical intervention increases the risk of disease and death.
Epidemic diseases such as malaria, polio, typhoid and monkeypox virus are also frequently encountered in the country.
Source: TRT Haber