Strange disease kills 6 in Kano – Official




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The state government on confirmed that six died a strange in Minjibir Local Government Area the state.

The for Health the state, Dr Aminu Ibrahim-Tsanyawa, who confirmed this said 46 other affected had been hospitalised.

Ibrahim-Tsanyawa said the broke out in Gandun Koya village on May 7, and spread to adjourning communities.

“The cause of the can be attributed to defacation and poor in the communities.

“The patients presented symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting.

“Six died of the , 28 were discharged and 18 others are on admission,” he said.

Ibrahim-Tsanyawa said the had begun investigation to unravel the cause of the disease.

While reiterating the commitment of the state government to awareness creation and preventive tips, Ibrahim-Tsanyawa, urged the to keep a clean environment and maintain personal hygiene to control the disease.

(NAN)