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.

With 34 fresh cases reported last week, the total number of malaria cases has reached at 207.

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.

Vadodara: As water-borne diseases are raising their ugly head in the city, health officials on Monday teamed up to tackle the situation and carry out a review of the current situation.

PUNE: Heartening as it may be that two dengue-infected patients who suffered from severe complications are currently on the road to recovery, private hospitals in the city on Tuesday reported 30 ca

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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