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Strange Illness Kills 1 Student In Sokoto Boarding School, 30 Others Hospitalised

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At least one student has been confirmed dead following the outbreak of a yet-to-be-identified disease at the govt Girls College Sokoto.

Sources had earlier claimed that the outbreak at the varsity is meningitis and have killed an unspecified number of scholars,

But the Director of Public Health at the Sokoto state Ministry of Health, Ahmed Abdulrahman dismissed the claim.

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Mr. Abdulrahman confirmed to newsmen during an interview that over thirty students were admitted at the state-owned Specialist hospital as a result of the outbreak.

He said the reported death student wasn’t a part of the scholars admitted within the state-owned hospital.

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According to him, all thirty students admitted were treated and discharged, and therefore the state ministry of health has taken samples from the victims to research the character of the ailment.

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He lamented the delay to report back to the primary case that eventually lost her life to the hospital.

He also involves calm saying the health ministry will make the result of the investigation public as soon because it is concluded.

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