Enugu State Government confirms spread of Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever

Enugu State Government has confirmed the spread of Yellow Fever in three Local Government Areas of the state.

In a statement issued, the Commissioner of Health, Dr Emmanuel Obi, who listed the LGAs as Nsukka, Isi-Uzo and Igbo-Etiti, said the state government has received reports of strange deaths within the communities.

The Commissioner also disclosed the ministry’s response in handling the disease in the affected communities.

While commiserating with families that lost their loved ones in the unfortunate development, Obi reminded residents of the state that Yellow Fever is transmitted through mosquito bites.