Panic as 3541 cases of cholera are reported in Northern Nigeria in two weeks.

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In only two weeks, Northern Nigeria has registered 3541 cholera cases.

Six Northern Nigerian states reported 3,541 cholera cases in the previous two weeks, from June 13 to June 26, with 325 deaths in six months.

The data were released today in Abuja by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Bauchi state has been the most impacted, with 2,139 cases reported, accounting for almost one-seventh of the 14,343 cases reported from January to June.

Kano, is the second worst affected state. It logged 937 cases in the last two weeks.

Other states with cholera cases in the last two weeks are Zamfara with 169 cases and Kaduna with 129.

Niger reported 62 cases and Plateau nine.


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