Nigeria’s Disease Control Agency ‘investigating strange illness in Benue’

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is aware of the strange illness in Benue and it is currently investigating to effectively manage the situation.

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, NCDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update of the strange illness in Benue State.

NAN reports that the Senate had on Thursday alerted Nigerians that a strange disease has hit Benue, killing 15 persons already, with about 104 already seriously infected.

The Senate suspected that the outbreak may be coronavirus epidemic, which it said required urgent health measures to identify.

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The Senate revealed that the outbreak of the strange disease occurred on January 29 in Oye, Obi Local…

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