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Yellow Fever — Nigeria
With the loss of 3 new lives, the death toll from a disease suspected to be yellow fever has climbed to 20 at Okpeilo-Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue state.
The state Ministry of Health through its Permanent Secretary, Andrew Amee, had on Tue 10 Nov 2020 raised the alarm over a “strange illness” that had claimed 17 lives.
Speaking in a phone interview on Sat 14 Nov 2020, the state epidemiologist, Dr Sam Ngishe, said 3 more deaths had been recorded, bringing the number