Via ThisDayLive.com: Cholera Kills Seven Persons in Kano. Excerpt:
Seven persons were believed to have died following fresh cholera outbreak at Badawa-Galadima ward in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State.
Confirming the death, the Head of Health Department of the local government, Alhaji Muazu Doka, told journalists in Kano yesterday that a total of 68 infected persons were currently receiving treatment.
Muazu pointed out that 29 were at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) while the remaining 39 were at their respective houses.
"We have also treated more than 71 persons particularly those with cases that are not severe, the outbreak which started five days ago, has so far claimed seven lives."
Doka said the local government council had purchased and distributed drugs worth N650,000 for the treatment of the patients.
He said health personnel from the local government had gone round the houses of the affected persons with a view to giving them the necessary attention and treatment.
Update: A more recent report from Channels TV says "at least" 22 adults and 3 children have died of cholera in Kano.