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Enugu State Govt Reveals Cause Of Sudden Mysterious Death

by Amadu Victor
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According to report reaching OYOGist.com, the Enugu State government has come out to clear the air on the alleged strange deaths that has been occurring in Ette Uno and Umuopu communities of Enugu Ezike town, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of the state.

Dr. Emmanuel Ikechukwu Obi who happens to be the states commissioner for health, in a statement revealed that the actual cause for the deaths is “yellow fever” and it was confirmed after various diagnostic tests been carried out.

He went further to reveal that the sickness “yellow fever” is not a new disease in the country, but rather one that demands public health importance, both internationally and also in Nigeria as well.

He however assured indigenes that steps have already been put in place, in order to respond effectively to the spread of the disease, in the aforementioned local government of the state.


“We are collaborating with the Federal Ministry of Health and with nearby states to prevent its spread within Nigeria. The General Hospital, Enugu Ezike, and other hospitals in the state are prepared to provide the supportive treatment needed for Yellow Fever”.

“It is transmitted by the aedes or haemogogus specie of mosquitoe, causes symptoms within 3 – 6 days of infection, which range from a mild febrile illness in some individuals to a more toxic illness that can, unfortunately, lead to death in others. Only 15 percent of infected persons enter this toxic phase.”

“This is a time to continue in earnest the hygienic practices that we have become used to due to the COVID -19 pandemic, while now improving our environmental hygiene practices, keep our surroundings clean and free of overgrown bushes, ensuring that we do not allow containers and gutters around us to collect water for long periods which allows mosquitoes to breed. We should protect our homes by screening doors and windows with nets, and ourselves by sleeping under mosquito nets and wearing clothes that limit mosquito bites”.

“Most of all, if you recognize the above symptoms in yourself or a loved one, please visit the nearest hospital,” he said.

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