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Lagos Health Commissioner Confirms Decline in Cholera Outbreak, Reports 15 Fatalities

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Lagos State Health Commissioner, Professor Akin Abayomi, has announced that the number of cholera cases in the state has significantly decreased. He made this announcement on his official social media handle on June 17.

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According to the Commissioner, a total of 350 suspected cholera cases were reported in 29 wards across the state. Of these, 17 cases were confirmed to be cholera, and 15 fatalities were attributed to the disease.

Akin Abayomi On Cholera Outbreak / TheCable.com

Professor Abayomi attributed the decline in cases to the state’s public health prevention campaigns, which included community-based case finding and contact tracing.

He emphasized that the state is intensifying its efforts to prevent a resurgence of the disease.

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