THE permanent secretary of Jigawa State Ministry of Health, Dr Salisu Maazu said the cholera epidemic has claimed the lives of over 100 people and over 5,000 cases were recorded. He said, “Presently 250 patients were currently on admission in different hospitals in the state.”According to him, “as of last Sunday, we have recorded over 100 deaths, 5,000 cases. “We recorded the death of eight people, seven female and one male whom died as a result of cholera diseases in this town of Zareku,” he said. He maintained that from the commencement of the outbreak about 268 suspected cases was recorded while 145 cases were admitted into the healthcare centre. CLAIM 1: A Twitter user claims UNICEF said any efforts to block children from accessing pornography might infringe their human rights.
Source: Nigerian Tribune August 04, 2021 16:18 UTC