The Anambra State Ministry of Health has deployed a rapid response team to assess reported cases of a cholera outbreak in the state.
Eleven persons had been hospitalized in Inoma community in Anambra West Local Government Area of the state following the outbreak.
The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Joseph Akabuike, in a statement issued in Awka, the state capital, by the state ministry of information said, “The team was dispatched by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Joe Akabuike.”
“The team was tasked to stem the spread as well as recommend measures at containing any replication. Eleven patients, five boys and six girls within the age bracket of one to 10 years old, had since been admitted into a health facility in the area.