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Cholera kills 146 people in Kebbi state

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Cholera kills 146 people in Kebbi state

Cholera has killed 146 people in Kebbi.

The Kebbi Epidemic Rapid Response Team on Thursday gave the information.

It said 146 people have died following cholera outbreak in the state this year alone.

The leader of the team and Permanent Secretary, Kebbi Ministry of Health, Dr Aminun Haliru-Bunza, disclosed this when the team briefed Gov. Atiku Bagudu and his Deputy, Col. Samaila Yombe-Dabai (Rtd), on the cholera outbreak in the state.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team met the governor and his deputy at the Council Chambers of Government House, Birnin Kebbi, on Thursday.

Haliru-Bunza, who is also the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Sir Yahaya Memorial Hospital, Birnin Kebbi, said a total of 2,208 cases of diarrhea and vomiting were reported between January and August this year.

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