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Strange Illness kills 62 People In Kogi State

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Strange Illness kills 62 People In Kogi State
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Kogi state Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu says an unknown illness has struck residents of the state leaving at least 62 people dead.
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The strange illness was initially thought to be Lassa fever by many people because it has similar symptoms to Lassa fever such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
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According to reports, the worst hit community is Okoloke in Yagba West Local Government Area of the state.

Other areas are Okunran and Isanlu-Esa both villages in Yagba West LGA. With over 60 people dead and Lassa fever ruled out as a cause.

The government has taken samples of the disease and is hoping to identify the illness as quickly as possible to prevent more deaths, says the commissioner.

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