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Katsina government drills 1,000 boreholes, repairs 700

The Katsina State Government says it has drilled over 1,000 boreholes across the state to enhance access to potable water and prevent spread of water borne diseases in rural areas of the state.
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Expert urges healthcare givers to dispose medical waste properly

Mr Kolawole Ogunleye, an Environmental Health Expert, on Saturday urged healthcare givers and institutions to engage in proper management and disposal of medical waste to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.

MSF decries lack of shelter, sanitation for 5,000 IDPs in Borno

A humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, has decried the pathetic state of newly-arrived displaced persons (IDPs) in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Council of Borno.

Official: Adamawa records 1,564 cases of cholera

Dr Amos Ujulu, Director of Disease Control Department (DCD), Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ASPHCDA), says the state has recorded 1,564 cases of cholera this year.

Four inmates die in Kontagora prison

One of the deceased was said to have been sentenced to death by hanging with an unconfirmed source saying: “He died a day to the day he was to be hanged.”

Cholera kills five, 50 others hospitalised in Katsina

No fewer than five persons have died and 50 others hospitalised over suspected outbreak of cholera in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.

11 die of cholera in Katsina

No fewer than 11 persons were said to have been killed by cholera outbreak, which hit six local government areas of Katsina State.

Cholera kills one prison inmate in Gombe

An outbreak of cholera has claimed one inmate at the Gombe Central Prison with eight others hospitalised, an official has confirmed.

Cholera: NGO task Nigerians on clean environment

Food Hygiene Initiative of Nigeria (FHIN), an NGO, has called on Nigerians to keep their environment clean to prevent cholera and other endemic diseases in the country.

Three die of Cholera in Gombe, 27 hospitalised

Cholera outbreak at Tsangaya Islamic school, Madaki, in Gombe State, has led to the death of three pupils while 27 others were hospitalised.

24 more new cases of cholera recorded in Adamawa

Adamawa Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed 24 more new cases of cholera in the state.

Niger earmarks N25 million to fight cholera outbreak

Following the outbreak of cholera in Niger State, the state government has earmarked about N25 million to fight the disease that has so far claimed 20 lives and 30 others in critical condition in various hospitals across the state.

Cholera outbreak claims 15, 60 cases recorded in Niger

The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.

Official: Bauchi contains cholera outbreak

The Bauchi State Government says it has successfully contained Cholera outbreak in parts of the state.

Cholera outbreak: Five die, 30 hospitalised in Kogi

No fewer than five persons have reportedly lost their lives, while over 30 others were hospitalised in Lokoja and Dekina local government areas of Kogi State within a week by the cholera outbreak across the state.

WHO warns cholera outbreak in Adamawa may spread to Cameroon

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has warned that if the outbreak of cholera in parts of Adamawa continues it may spread to other areas and across the border to Cameroon posing a major public health threat.

Cholera outbreak kills 5 in Plateau

Plateau State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Kuden Kamshak Deyin, has confirmed the death of five persons and 126 suspected cases in fresh outbreak of cholera epidemic in Jos North Local Government Area of the State.

Plateau records two positive cases of monkey ‎pox

The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state.

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