Kano - Kano State government on Monday said it had recorded 800 cases of measles in 11 local government areas of the state since the outbreak of the disease last week.
Dr Abubakar Labaran, the state Commissioner for Health, said this while fielding questions from the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.
He listed the affected local government areas as Kabo, Gwale, Dala, Kumbotso, Madobi, Ungoggo, Tarauni, Karaye, Municipal, Fagge and Tsanyawa.
"The eight local government areas that made up Kano metropolis are the worst affected."
Labaran said the state government had taken measures to control the spread of the disease "as no death has been recorded by any of the hospitals in the state".