Around four people have been affirmed dead with at the very least 15 others getting treatment in the Oye-Obi in Obi neighborhood government zone of Benue state.
As indicated by Andyson Egbodo, the new President of Igede national young people chamber, every one of them died demonstrating similar side effects which are migraine, warmth of the body, stomach upset, diarrhea, stomach hurt, body weakness and swollen stomach.
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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Talking on Wednesday, January 29, Egbodo said that a medical group has been sent to the neighborhood region to handle the situation and forestall its spread.
The state chief, Sunday Ongbabo, said that the medical average group, are as yet trying to find out if the ailment is Lassa fever or some other known sickness.
He stated: ““Our investigation reveals that about 15 persons as at today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, are already down with the same symptoms, some of them have already been moved to the General Hospital, Oju.”
On his part, the state official for wellbeing, Sunday Ongbabo, said that the dispatched medical group, are as yet attempting to discover if the infection is Lassa fever or some other known malady. Ongbabo said that a call has been made to the central government through the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to go to their guide.