By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that they are aware of the strange illness that ravaged a secondary school in Delta State.
NCDC broke its long overdue silence in a Facebook post on Saturday, July 23, 2022.
The center said :”The NCDC is aware of an unknown illness reported among secondary school children in Delta State.
“We are in touch with the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria and Delta State Ministry of Health to investigate and respond accordingly.
We will communicate with Nigerians as the situation evolves.”
Ten students of the econdary school in were reportedly hospitalized over a seizure-like illness. One of the affected students has been reported dead since then.
The affected school has been shutdown indefinitely.