Tue. Jul 26th, 2022

NCDC Probes Mystery Illness In Delta

A file photo of an NCDC official and two others on duty.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has commenced an investigation into a mystery illness in Delta State.

According to reports, last week, a student was said to have died with nine others hospitalized after the outbreak of an ailment in Boji-Boji Owa, in the Ika North-East Local Government Area of the State.

In a short statement on its Twitter handle, the health agency said it is aware of the strange illness reported among secondary school children in the State and is investigating the situation.

The NCDC said it is collaborating the Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Health and the Delta State Ministry of health and pledged to update Nigerians on the situation.

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