The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that seven deaths have been recorded from the outbreak of cholera in four communities in the territory.

The Federal Ministry of Health says in spite of the health and economic benefits of exclusive breastfeeding to mother and child, only 24 per cent of infants are exclusively breastfed in Nigeria.

Yavatmal: The number of patients suffering from cholera and diarrhoea has gone up to 650 at Yavatmal Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Cholera outbreak has resulted in the death of eleven persons in three villages located in Bebeji local government area in Kano state.

After reports of deaths due to cholera in Hoshiarpur district, health officials in the city have intensified the vigil, constituting 15 teams to keep a check on the situation.

Abu Zabad — El Ahmar village of Abu Zabad locality in West Kordofan has recorded eight new cases of acute watery diarrhoea suspected to be cholera on Monday and Tuesday.

According to Chief District Health Officer Dr Uday Tilavat, 15 residents of Khedkarmsiya village had complained of diarrhoea and vomiting on Saturday.

As part of commitment to ensure hygienic environment for healthy living, open defecation now attracts seven lashes and N200 fine in Unguwan Damaru in Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Katsina — An outbreak of cholera and diarrhea has killed no fewer than 29 people across Katsina State.

Niger state government has confirmed 7 people dead in the outbreak of Cholera in Bida local government area,even as 74 cases have so far been reported in the area.

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