Strange disease discovered in Nigeria – 15 dead over 100 infected
It has been discovered that a new disease has taken over Benue state in Nigeria has it has already killed 15 and infected over 100 people already.
The disease was first reported on January 29 in Oye, Obi local government area of Benue.
While the name of the disease is yet to be known, water samples from the affected areas were sent to the federal ministry of water resources for analysis.
Samples tested came out to be negative for major viral haemorrhagic fevers (VHFs).
This is refer to a group of diseases caused by viruses such as Ebola, Marburg, Lassa fever and yellow fever.
Asking health workers to be on alert over the disease, NCDC DG continues investigation.