Disease reportedly kills 10 in Sokoto LGA

The chairman said the drugs had helped tremendously in combating the menace, saying ” they were distributed to all the health facilities in the area.

Children being vaccinated against meningitis

Shagari said on Tuesday in Sokoto that ”the deaths were recorded out of the several cases that are being treated across the local government”.

”Happily however, the epidemic had been brought under control in the area, just like in many other parts of the state,” he added.

Shagari also commended the state government for donating assorted drugs and medicament worth over N2 million to the local government .

” All the victims were treated free with the drugs and this was a formidable factor in combating the epidemic.

” I must particularly commend the Health Commissioner, Dr Balarabe Kakale, for his swift response to the outbreak of the epidemic across the state”.

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