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Probe strange killer disease in Gombe, Reps urge FG.

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to investigate and curtail the spread of an unidentified disease that has killed some persons in Nafada Local Government Area of Gombe State, Nigeria.
As a result, the House asked the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare as a matter of emergency to urgently deploy its personnel to verify the nature of the disease.
The House also urged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention to put up surveillance measures to contain the spread of the disease and ensure that adequate treatment is extended to affected victims
The resolution followed the adoption of a motion under matters of urgent public importance moved by Aboullahi El-Rasheed, the member representing Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency, Gombe State.
He added that the disease has claimed the lives of youths and children within the affected communities in the last few days, stressing that the number of victims continues to increase rapidly, thereby instilling fear and apprehension in the affected communities.

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