Friday, November 1, 2019

Killer disease hits 117 Lagosians, LASG raises alarm

A killer disease known as gastroenteritis has invaded Lagos, with 117 residents of the state affected by the disease.

Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract -- the stomach and small intestine.

Symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Fever, lack of energy and dehydration may also occur.

In view of the outbreak, the Lagos State Government reiterated the need for citizens to maintain high standard of personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of the measures to prevent the outbreak of epidemics, especially the spread of gastroenteritis also known as vomiting and diarrhea which has been reported in the State.

Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi who stated this on Thursday while reviewing the situation report of cases of the gastroenteritis recorded in the State after the weekly biosecurity update meeting disclosed that 117 cases of the disease had been seen at health facilities in five local government area.


  1. Killer disease ke?

  2. How did this even happen

  3. lagosians are mostly dirty

  4. What part of Lagos o, cause this is my 1st time of reading this..

  5. Enter your comment... government send your people to matori ladipo environment,especially, in front of old diamond Bank now access bank there's a canal leakage that always gushes out through the road, it's smells hell. it can cause this kind of disease. come and do something.thanks.

  6. Na God will help us. Is true