Cholera Outbreak: Ebonyi Govt Orders Immediate Intervention

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According to THISDAY LIVE, A cholera outbreak has claimed 10 more lives in five communities of Ezza North Local Government Area and Ozibo village in Ebonyi L.G.A of Ebonyi state.

This brings the number of persons reported to have been killed by the outbreak in the state since February this year when the first outbreak was recorded in Edomia village in Ebonyi L.G.A of the state to about 30.

About 20 other victims of the disease are receiving treatment in hospitals in the area.

In Ozibo village in Ebonyi L.G.A, three persons were reported dead as a result of the cholera outbreak, including a 60-year old man, his son and neighbour while the man’s other 14 children have been placed on surveillance.

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