The Borno state authorities has raised alarm over the outbreak of diarrhoea, reporting 1,068 circumstances.
The Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) hit 10 native authorities areas of the state. Dr. Haruna Mshelia, the Commissioner for Well being, stated in Maiduguri on that the ministry and different companions have been already responding to the incident.
He stated that 25 sufferers have been hospitalized on the Benisheikh Hospital, Dala and El-Miskin remedy centres. The commissioner stated no circumstances of loss of life had been recorded to this point. “Nobody has died but from AWD. Out of the 100 circumstances of diarrhoea reported early this 12 months, we had one or two circumstances of cholera at Baga Doro, Borno state,” he stated.
Mshelia attributed the outbreak to poor hygiene observe and abuse of the atmosphere.