Cholera Outbreak: Amuzu Urges Ogun Health Ministry To Stop Spread Of Ailment Via Media Campaign

Following the devastating effects of the outbreak of cholera disease spreading across the Nigeria, the house of Representative candidate, Hon. Toyin Amuzu has called on the Ogun State Ministry of Health to embark on serious sensitization programme through the media to caution the spread of the disease.

He said the spread of the ailment was in high dimension and that if nothing is done urgently, that it will be difficult to control it.

He maintained that it is paramount for the Ogun State Ministry of health to embark on serious mass sensitization on the devastating effects of the ailment through aggressive media campaign to educate the people of the state on what to do to avoid contacting and spreading the disease.

“The Ministry of Health should embark on aggressive sensitization campings through the print, electronic and other social media channels to sensitize Ogun State Residents on the symptoms to look out for the need to promptly visit the hospital for treatment, causes and prevention of this deadly disease to avoid loss of lives”he said.

Meanwhile, statistics as shown by Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, which confirmed that as at June 13,2024 that about 64 cases have been recorded with 30 deaths and Ogun State was said to be among the ten States mentioned to have contributed to 90% of the total cases currently recorded.

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