30 schoolgirls hospitalized in Sokoto over strange disease
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At the Government Girls College (GGC) in Sokoto, at least 30 students were hospitalized on Monday due to an unusual illness. The state's Chief of Public Health, Abdurrahman Dantsoho, made the announcement on Thursday.
The affected students were “treated” and released from the Specialist Hospital, according to Danstoho.
The official confirmed that the ministry had commenced testing of water, food and other samples collected.
Although there are rumours of death, Danstoho stated that none was recorded.
Commissioner of Science and Technology, Dr Kulu Haruna, said the government had deployed 10 Medical Doctors to the school.
“And all the infected students have been isolated to curtail the spread of the disease,” she added.