Yellow Fever Death Toll Rises to 29 In Bauchi State

Yellow Fever Death

Bauchi state primary healthcare development agency chairman, Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed reports of a new case of yellow fever in the state. Mohammed has confirmed a total of twenty nine people dead since the virus outbreak.

According to Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed;

We discovered 224 suspected cases, and 29 were confirmed dead, with 24 in Alkaleri local government, two in Bauchi local government, 1 in Darazo council area and two in Ningi local government

Mohammed explained that the virus was first detected in Alkaleri council area in September. He noted that efforts had since been stepped up to avoid further spread of yellow fever; an acute viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes.

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