48 Die of Cholera Outbreak In Borno


A humanitarian medical organisation, Medicines Sans Frontiers, MSF, has stated that 48 persons have died as a result of cholera outbreak in Borno state. nike air max 2017 pas cher Chaussures Nike Anna Cilliers, MSF’s Medical Coordinator said that the organisation had scaled up its campaign to contain the cholera outbreak in Maiduguri, Monguno and Dikwa local government areas of the state. As a result, MSF continues to scale up its response in the state. nike tn homme Since the emergence of the disease, a total of 2, 627 cholera cases and 48 deaths were reported by the Borno State Ministry of Health. nike tn pas cher The state capital Maiduguri alone has witnessed 1,425 cases, while 600 cases in Dikwa and 602 cases in Monguno have so far been reported. asics gel kinsei 4 hombre “Early diagnosis and treatment is vital to tackle cholera outbreak. As cases of the disease increased in Maiduguri, we rapidly set up a 100-bed capacity Cholera Treatment Center at Dala area of Maiduguri”. Cilliers disclosed in a statement that since August 16, some 491 patients were admitted and 475 discharged at the centre. She added that the organisation had also set up another 50-bed capacity CTU centre at the Muna Garage Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the outskirts of Maiduguri, adding that the centre would be upgraded to 100-bed capacity in the coming days if the conditions warranted it. Illinois State Redbirds Jerseys baskets Asics Pre Galaxy The medical coordinator lamented that the disease has begun to spread to other camps in the surrounding area and into the city. To contain the situation, Cilliers said, MSF operated an Oral Rehydration Point (ORT), where patients could access sugar and salt solution to help them to overcome severe dehydration. Odell Beckham Jr Hollister “Patients arriving here in critical condition are taken directly in our ambulances to the cholera treatment centres”. The statement also quoted Dr Felix Kouassi, another MSF’s Medical Coordinator, as saying that a 110-bed capacity treatment centre was established at Monguno to combat the disease. AIR MAX SEQUENT Kouassi noted that patients with suspected cholera cases were isolated to curtail the spread of the disease. nike free run 5 0 rosso uomo

“We are worried that the number of beds currently planned may not be enough as cases continue to rise in the town.” According to him, the organization was working closely in coordination with state ministry of health, World Health Organisation WHO, and other humanitarian organisations on prevention and treatment of cholera, as well as providing training to health workers. adidas zx 750 damskie Our facilities operate 24 hours basis providing free services. Asics Gel Lyte 5 Femme Kaki sac à dos fjallraven kanken People with symptoms of cholera, acute diarrhea, loose stools and dehydration should seek treatment immediately. He added, We remain alert and through our community health workers continue to monitor the spread of the outbreak and ensure rapid response. Asics Gel Lyte 5 Donna

The organisation urged Doctors without Borders saying that, 2, 627 cases of the disease were recorded by the state ministry of health. adidas tubular uomo The state government has commenced a five-day cholera immunisation campaign in the affected communities.