Gastroenteritis: 18 people die, 198 hospitalised in Kebbi

Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu
Alhaji Atiku Bagudu [Photo:]

An outbreak of gastroenteritis has killed 18 people at Dole-Kaina in Dandi Local Government Area of Kebbi State.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 18 people were among the 216 victims that were admitted at the border hospital in Kamba area of Dandi local government area.

The Deputy Nursing Officer in the area, Mr Lawal Saidu, told the newsmen that the victims were stooling and vomiting excessively when they were brought to the hospital, but they died while on treatment.

According to him, the hospital has been admitting and treating people on daily basis for the disease.

“Yes, there is an outbreak of cholera; we lost 18 out of the 216 people that have been brought on admission here last week,” he confirmed.

NAN recalls that Dole-Kaina was part of the communities that were affected by flood recently in the state.



Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: Revealed!!! The Only Way Left of Getting an Extra Large Manhood and also Last Up to 38Mins+. Get the Insider Secret Here

TEXT AD: New Discovery Reveals 3 Secret Fruits that Help Men Last 25mins in Bed and Increase Manhood Size. Click Here!

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.