Cholera Breaks Out In Jos As A Result Of Recent Flood

Cholera Breaks Out In Jos As A Result Of Recent Flood

There are fears of a possible cholera outbreak within the areas affected by floods in Jos, Plateau state.

A medical official of the Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria in the state, Tawa Abdulrahama, on Tuesday disclosed that no fewer than 65 persons in various camps were being treated for dysentery and diarrhoea.

“There are already high cases of cholera among victims of the flood” she said.

The Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Mallam Idi Waziri, who led a delegation to assess the level of damage done by the flood, said the government would support the victims.

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