Stella Dimoko Yellow Fever Outbreak In Bauchi Claims 22 Lives...


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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Yellow Fever Outbreak In Bauchi Claims 22 Lives...

22 people have died from yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi state of Nigeria....

This was disclosed by the Executive Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, while giving situation report on the outbreak on the deadly disease......

He disclosed that 10 out of the 22 people that died of Yellow Fever were rangers working with the Yankari Games Reserve, adding that only 79 per cent coverage was recorded in the on going immunisation campaign against the vector that carries the disease.

He lamented that some people were still declining to take the vaccine and that is why the death toll is rising..

He disclosed that besides the 500,000 doses of vaccine provided by the federal government, the state has received another batch of 600,000 vaccines and explained that the immunisation would now be extended to Kirfi local government in the state, oil exploration sites, and parts of villages in Gombe and Gombe State.



  1. Good morning everyone

  2. Good morning everyone.. texting my id

  3. Na wa oh..they should do more sensitisation

    1. Na this kind thing National Orientation Agency suppose carry for head

      But for where?

  4. this one na sad story. People in Bauchi should please take vaccine before more people die.

  5. Na wa. Why are they refusing to take the vaccine that will help them? Please FG, INGO and NGO's should help sensitize them.

  6. No more deaths pls take the injections


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