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Cholera: Enugu Urges Residents to Be Vigilant, Report Symptoms

he Enugu State Government has urged residents to be vigilant and adhere strictly to the preventive measures to avoid cholera outbreaks in the state.

The Commissioner for Health Emmanuel Obi made the call yesterday. While noting that the state was yet to confirm any case of a cholera outbreak, Obi said residents needed to stay informed and take preventive measures to protect themselves and their communities. According to him, the disease affected approximately 30 states in Nigeria including states surrounding Enugu State.

He said: “Therefore, you must remain vigilant and take precautions that include boiling or treating drinking water to ensure its safety and washing hands frequently with soap and clean running water. “Avoid consuming raw or undercooked food, cook food thoroughly, avoid street food or food from unhygienic sources.”

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