Global Alert and Response (GAR)

2001 - Cholera in Nigeria

27 November 2001

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 14 November 2001, Nigeria has reported a total of 724 cases and 52 deaths.

The following areas have been affected:

  • AKWA Ibom State, Opkoso health district: 25 cases and 8 deaths.
  • KWARA State, Bode Saadu : 124 cases and 16 deaths.
  • KANO State, Kano Metropolis: 575 cases and 28 deaths.

 WHO has provided cholera kits and technical assistance for outbreak investigation and control.

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