Health Infectious Disease Nigeria Top Story

Talks on emergency cholera vaccine as zobo and tigernut drinks eyed as possible source of infection in Lagos

Lagos State is grappling with a severe cholera outbreak, intensified by concerns over contaminated local drinks like zobo and tigernut, as health officials urgently discuss the procurement of emergency cholera vaccines amidst rising cases. In response to a cholera outbreak declared by Lagos State on June 9, 2024, health authorities have reported 324 suspected cases, Read More…

Getty Images
EXCLUSIVE Health Infectious Disease Top Story

Battling cholera in Lagos

What you need to know The cholera epidemic in Lagos has been a significant concern. As of a recent report, there have been cases of severe gastroenteritis reported in communities around Eti Osa, Lagos Island, Ikorodu, and Kosofe LGA. This has resulted in approximately 60 hospital admissions and five deaths, primarily from patients presenting late Read More…