Kano constitutes 80 per cent of Diphtheria outbreak in Nigeria — UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) revealed that Kano State alone accounted for about 80 per cent of the Diphtheria outbreak in the country.

Mr. Rahma Mohammed Farah, the Chief of the UNICEF Field Office in Kano, made this statement during a one-day workshop titled “Media orientation on the diphtheria outbreak,” organised by UNICEF in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Information in Kano. Participants were drawn from various media organisations in Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Sokoto, and Katsina States.

Farah also mentioned that about 60.8 per cent of the total…

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