May 26, 2018

Unknown disease kills 3 students in Zamafara

A mysterious ailment has killed three students in Mu’Allah Yadi Senior Secondary School in Maradun Local government area of Zamfara state, Commissioner for Education Alhaji Mukhtar Lugga told Daily Trust on Wednesday.

Lugga said  the medical team sent to the school by the state government is yet to unravel the mystery behind the death of the three students and the other two affected  students are responding to treatment in a hospital.

” I went to the school yesterday to assess the situations and I found out that there is no cause for alarm. The remaining students are being observed and we set up a camp in the school for emergency response,”he added.

He further explained that unconfirmed reports by the medical team showed that the students might have been infected by Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis adding that the students’ hostels are being de-congested and the students advised to maintain a well ventilated atmosphere. Read more 

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