Article: Mysterious Disease

 
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Article: Mysterious Disease

Author: Olusola David, Ayibiowu

Edition: 9

Year: August 2017

Published: online by Creative Arts Solution Foundation


Introduction

The outbreak of some of disease are sometimes deliberately evasive and enigmatic so to say in our environment today.
The mysterious disease are abnormal condition of a human, animal of plate that causes discomfort or dysfunction; distinct from injury insofar as the latter is usually instantaneously acquired just like the tomato plants had some kind of disease that left their leases splotchy and fruit withered. Another way this mysterious diseases may be by extension of any abnormal of harmful condition, as of society, people’s attitudes, way of living etc.
According to research which revealed the death rate in our community through the mysterious disease that occurred at the kogi state of which killed about 62 people in the western part of the state in 2017.

Death toll rise to 62
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The Kogi State Government has confirmed that about 62 people have been killed by a strange disease in the Western part of the State.

As at Thursday, 17th August 2017, the death toll was at 50.

Speaking with DAILY POST on the latest development on Friday, the state Commissioner for Health Dr Saka Haruna said information reaching the ministry shows that unknown disease has continued to claim the lives of some children and adults for the past few weeks in Koloke, Okuna, Isanlu-Isa and adjourning Hausa-Fulani communities, all in Yaba-West Local Government Area of Kogi State.

“So far, about 62 people have been killed by this mysterious disease. When I visited the affected communities with my team, samples taken from some of the victims were sent to Federal Teaching Hospital Irua, Edo State, for definitive investigation, which turned out to be negative for Lassa Fever.

“On arrival at the community, we interacted with the locals and samples were taken from their water sources and food supply. It was discovered that the people affected showed common symptoms including abdominal pain, vomiting and stooling. Few of the patients however had Hematemesis and Hematochezia.


In Summary
“Those found still manifesting the disease were transferred to Kogi State Specialist Hospital for proper management where an empirical diagnosis of Food Poisoning to rule out Gastroenteritis was made.They are, however responding well to the instituted line of treatment. ”

Dr Haruna, however, said Governor Yahaya Bello, has expressed deep concern over the incident and has directed that all the patients be treated at no cost and also charged the State Ministry of Health to conclude investigation within the shortest possible time and prevent further spread of the disease.

References:
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