Commissioner Says Cholera Outbreak has been traced to Consumption of African Salad
The Lagos state government has said that 6 deaths have been recorded in a fresh outbreak of Cholera in Isolo Local Council Development Area of Lagos state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed that 45 cases were recorded, and 2 out of the 6 deaths recorded were brought in dead.
Idris said that 36 cases have been successfully managed in various hospitals across the state while 3 people are currently responding to treatment.
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Idris said that the main source of the outbreak has been traced to consumption of a local of Salad called Abacha, a staple food of the residents of Isolo council area.