NCDC Announces 10,000 Suspected Cases of Cholera

NCDC Announces 10,000 Suspected Cases of Cholera

NCDC Announces 10,000 Suspected Cases of Cholera The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced a total of ten thousand suspected cases of cholera, including 256 deaths, so far in 2022. The NCDC disclosed this on its Cholera Situation weekly epidemiological report for week 39 posted on its official website. The report revealed that 31

NCDC Announces 10,000 Suspected Cases of Cholera

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced a total of ten thousand suspected cases of cholera, including 256 deaths, so far in 2022.

The NCDC disclosed this on its Cholera Situation weekly epidemiological report for week 39 posted on its official website.

The report revealed that 31 States have reported suspected cholera cases in 2022.

Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease caused by Vibrio cholerae, a gramme-negative rod-shaped bacterium.

In Nigeria, cholera is an endemic and seasonal disease, occurring annually mostly during the rainy season and more often in areas with poor sanitation.

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