Humanitarian Health Action

Unidentified disease outbreak not infectious - Minister of Health assures Nigerians

Nigeria Health Minister displaying a poster for community awareness
WHO/Nigeria

20 April 2015, Abuja - The Minister of State for Health, Mr. Fidelis Nwankwo has debunked the rumors of unidentified disease outbreak which is attributed to 19 deaths since 15th April 2015, out of 24 reported cases. He further provided insights on the causes of illness and sudden deaths in two communities of Irele, Local Government Area (LGA) in Ondo State of Nigeria.