Cholera Outbreak: FG Confirms 75 Deaths


The federal government on Monday admitted that 75 persons have died from the cholera outbreak currently rampaging some parts of the country.

Making the disclosure in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, added that 374 people have been affected by cholera.

He said the casualty spread across states in the country including, Lagos, Oyo, Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina, Plateau, Nasarawa.

He spoke at the 2013 Physicians’ Week, organised by the Nigerian Medical Association.


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