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Cholera kills 5 in Ogun

25 July 2013, 14:16

Ogun - Five persons have reportedly died of Cholera in Abeokuta South and North local government areas of  Ogun State, Vanguard reports.

Investigation revealed that the epidemic broke out as major water sources in the area were contaminated by a septic tank which spilled its content into them.

The state government, however, denied reports that five people lost lives. The State Commissioner  for Health Dr. Olaokun Soyinka revealed that only one person had so far been confirmed dead.

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