42 Persons Feared Killed By Measles Complications In Adamawa

42 people have been feared killed due to outbreak of measles in Mubi and Gombi local government areas of Adamawa state. 

The Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Felix Tangwame revealed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the state executive council meeting that held on Friday.

According to commissioner, the outbreak has affected 8 wards in Mubi and 7 wards in Gombi local government areas of the state with the death toll of 42 out of 131 and 177 respectively of the affected persons.

He revealed that all the LGAs with the exception of Lamurde in the state have been put on red spot.

Tangwame said open receiving the report of the outbreak, the ministry has responded swiftly and has been able to manage the situation promptly, revealing that government and partners were still on top of the development.

He advises people to be wary of their environment and always take precautionary measures against the dreaded measles disease.

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