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|Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by seanet02: 10:34am On Sep 08, 2010|
Wednesday, 08 September 2010
The cholera outbreak in Nigeria has claimed 781 lives from 3,000 reported cases, the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said.
The minister made the statement in Abuja, on Tuesday, at a media briefing to intimate Nigerians on current trends and intervention strategies mapped out for the epidemic.
Chukwu also said that of the 11 affected states, Katsina State reported the highest number of casualties, with 175 deaths from 310 reported cases.
``Bauchi, Borno, Adamawa, Gombe, Yobe, Taraba, Jigawa, Kaduna are the most affected states after Katsina State,’’ Chukwu said.
The minister said the intervention strategies would include measures to ensure that after this episode, the country would not record any outbreak of cholera that would record such casualties.
He stressed the need for proper disposal of faeces and the need to provide safe water for the people.
Chukwu said that the short-term measures included the procurement of vaccines in the endemic areas, as well as more intravenous fluids for hospitals where cholera patients were being treated.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by johnequino(m): 2:14pm On Sep 08, 2010|
WETIN CONCERN OUR POLITICIANS WITH CHOLERA OUT BREAK FOR NOW WHEN THEY ARE ALL BUSY RUNING UP AND DOWN LOOKING FOR MEANS TO RETAIN THEIR SEAT IN THE NEXT POLITICAL DISPENSATION
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by kufreabasi(m): 2:17pm On Sep 08, 2010|
These people like eating with flies and in a dirty environment. Must they be told to leave dirty environment before the know they hygienic rules of lives?
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by 0Edward0(m): 2:21pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Which level Nigeria cholera, for this time, naija na waoooooooo!
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by bisiaet: 2:29pm On Sep 08, 2010|
It's so sad as this outbreak has gone this far and the government of the land did anot rrest the situation at the initial after so many warning, now many lives has be lost. Moreso I think the people in these region plays around with flies a lot because my first experience in the particular area some years back was shocking seen people dinning with flies all around them as if flies are pets this is so awful something serious needs to be done may be government of the state should enforce a mandatory clean up sanitation day that is if stealing and corruption will allow them to do it that remain the big question. In a such flies invested environ like these area it obvious and certain that cholea like disease is just at the door to strike.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by McCoy91(m): 3:37pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Very sad. Hope this will be handled quickly & effectively. Rich men & their families don't get cholera.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by jfking2005(m): 3:49pm On Sep 08, 2010|
our senator collect constituency allowance for cater for the development of most of these areas yet they pocket the money and nobody ask anybody anything.god punish them all
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by Cmanforall: 3:56pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Na like this una wan carry CHOP? D other tym na bird flu, now cholera. 9ja no mugus we knw all dz thins.
Now who did this study? Doctors on strike? When last was research allowance granted to Researchers? Stop deceiving us with al dz fake values. Yes, fake!!
Please Minister, you can do us well by telling us the publication this values were made and also the person that did this research. Don't forget bringing back d doctors from strike(atleast to treat patients that have malaria, diarrhea etc etc, oh! and your'cholera') rather than raisin unnecessary alarm of cholera outbreak.
Show us where to read the values ourselves not smtn fabricated in an office in Abuja. Thanks
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ud4u: 3:58pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Is a pity, our government officials are busy loothing, no good water, good road, electricity etc and people are dying. Is it even their business? When they are living comfortably.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by Amarui(m): 4:17pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Which day we go learn 9ja waiti self cholera dis time .we spent 89billion 4 yeye election way dy wan do zonin.yet dy dnt care about d citizen
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by gavabulo: 5:08pm On Sep 08, 2010|
what do we expect,a country whose citizen doesnt have access to his basic need.Health care is zero,clean water ,food wahala na for foreign land we wan get an.God bless Nigeria
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ayo84(m): 7:39pm On Sep 08, 2010|
now watch the conspiracy closely,
soon a temporary measure for cholera is a wave of cholera vaccinations that will temporarily stop the situation.
the greatest hoax ever, people do not take any cholera vaccinations oh
its another conspiracy
A simple natural cure for cholera is squeezing lemon juice into water with lime and sipping it.
This smells so similar to the avian flu that took on europe and america,they want us africans to take their vaccines
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by daylae(m): 8:49pm On Sep 08, 2010|
With all said already,i think the problem still lies with the people. Simple task of cleaningness would have averted these scandalous situation.Its unbelievable that some houses still see it as no issue having a toilet,thereby defecating randomly anywhere. Am not surprise the north is severely hit though,cus lack of access to clean and portable water has always been a big issue in the not,compare to the south.
Now the problem of poor disaster management is the major hurdle. I only hope they curtail the situation before it toured the whole country.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ayo84(m): 8:54pm On Sep 08, 2010|
information is power
has anyone heard of moringa oliferia,locally called zogale,its a plant that can be used for water purification,its grows all over nigeria,its seeds can be used for water purification locally without public water systems using alum and co,
besides i smell serious conspiracy here, why suddenly an outbreak occurs, i still smell a rat,that suggests a biological warfare.someone wants peple to take vaccinations again,so they bring up a lethal dose of a cholera virus.
God help us , if they have poisoned our water supply systems in the cities,cos like thats the fastest way to start an epidemic
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ada24: 9:20pm On Sep 08, 2010|
how is this a conspiracy? there was major flooding in many west African countries and when there is flooding cholera tends to follow.
and there are vaccines available for cholera
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by daylae(m): 9:43pm On Sep 08, 2010|
@ayo89: dont' know what you mean by conspiracy;cus it is evident that the problem is due to poor sanitation. I don't want to believe you're one of those rebelling against efforts of immunization/vaccination,cus you shold know better.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by Nobody: 10:39pm On Sep 08, 2010|
Lord have mercy on your children over there and may the souls of departed thru Christ RIP.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by mama-gee(f): 12:18am On Sep 09, 2010|
What exactly is the problem with Nigeria?
This is becoming rather serious, everyday Children die of too sicknesses such as this.
Wonder when the president and other officials will get it fixed.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by lekanbar(m): 12:37am On Sep 09, 2010|
May God help these people ooo, and government should do somthin fast abeg
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ayo84(m): 7:02am On Sep 09, 2010|
watch this video,immunization is a fraud,
an insult to nature
our bodies are complex systems that can stand against any disease.they create higher strains of germs,viruses and diseases and they make us take vaccines,these vaccines have been responsible for deaths of millions, you dont get to hear about them,bcoz they control what you hear in the media.
there is a serious crisis about world population and they have to reduce it drastically.
Simple cure to cholera is using lemon and lime in water ,why dont talk about hygine,why are they emphaing monre on VACCINES,VACCINES
when avian flu was ravaging usa,nobody talked about that the simple cure to it was natural garlic,but all we ehard was vaccines,vaccines .
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by ada24: 8:00am On Sep 09, 2010|
ok - i hope u didn't have any vaccinations when u were born. i guess we should let all babies born from now on to stop being vaccinated - i guess things like measles, mumps and rubella, TB, meningitis, polio, yellow fever, etc are not real and don't kill babies!!!
i think the reason they are talking about vaccines is cos lets be honest its not like the government are going to start building social housing for the affected people with adequate sanitation, how do u educate people who don't even have a toilet in their home about water hygine
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by hackney(m): 10:09am On Sep 09, 2010|
there's no water in the north, dem no dey go school and they no dey baff.
if na boko harem una go join.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by daylae(m): 11:01am On Sep 09, 2010|
^^imagine one taking a bath twice in a month. Its so bad during the dry season.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by chelseabmw(m): 1:09pm On Sep 09, 2010|
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by daylae(m): 9:35pm On Sep 09, 2010|
The ramadan fast equally aggravated the spread,cus they usually eat in groups;and spread it like wild-fire.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by tolextony(m): 11:20pm On Sep 09, 2010|
Make the ppl stop the spread themselves because na eletion and vision 2020 gov dey face now
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by mama-gee(f): 12:59am On Sep 10, 2010|
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by blackweaver(m): 6:53am On Sep 11, 2010|
does anybody else see this as a warning to ABSTAIN FROM KILLISHI until further notice?
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by adaphik(f): 11:15am On Sep 11, 2010|
Nigeria @ 50
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by tutu1: 8:50pm On Sep 11, 2010|
i guess this cholera outbreak is a present for us Nigerians as we celebrate 50yrs of independence, my Bottom. i wish the BRITS never left us.
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by agbe1(m): 7:27pm On Sep 12, 2010|
this is trouble
|Re: Very Painful, Cholera Death Toll Now 781 - Minister by Kenyanstar: 8:09am On Sep 13, 2010|
You guys need some cleansing: spiritually, economically and politically. I guess you are the only country with "Outbreaks" considering the Outbreak of violence, outbreak of looting, out break of corruption,
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