Strange Ailment Outbreak Kills Two In Edo

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Nigeria News – Strange Ailment Outbreak Kills Two In Edo

In Edo State, from the suspected cases of yellow fever, two persons have been confirmed dead.

Barely a week of the outbreak of strange ailment, the deaths occurred in some villages in Uhunmwode local government area.

Vomiting, High fever, nose bleeding, stomach pains, amongst others are the Symptoms displayed by the victims.

Dr David Osifo, the Edo State Commissioner for Health, who confirmed the outbreak, debunked rumours about Ebola or Lassa fever outbreak.

To contain the strange ailment in the affected area, the Commissioner said his team of disease control experts was on ground.

“You are correct. We suspect yellow fever, two have been confirmed as yellow fever and negative for Lassa.

“My team of experts was right there now to contain it. Nothing to panic the public about please,” the Commissioner stated.

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