The Nigerian government has issued a warning to remind everyone.
According to the British Independent Newspaper, Nigeria, a West African country, has developed an “unknown cause of infectious disease”. Patients will experience symptoms such as vomiting, edema, and diarrhea, and all die within 48 hours of infection. The Nigerian government has issued a warning to remind everyone.
According to reports, the first case of Benue in the southeastern part of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, occurred at the end of January. As of February 3, the number of infections had risen to 104 and 15 people have died.
Nigeria ’s Minister of Health Osage Ehanil explained at a press conference on February 7 that this new infectious disease was not caused by Ebola or Lassa fever that had previously appeared in West African countries, nor was it caused by COVID-19. The Ministry of Health has sent experts to investigate the outbreak. The Nigerian Ministry of Health requested the NCDC to establish surveillance measures to curb the spread of the epidemic.
According to BBC, Ehanil revealed that the NCDC has initiated an emergency response in the affected areas. Government officials suspect that the chemicals for fishing may be responsible for the disease.
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