The number of infected exceeded a hundred.
The outbreak of an unknown disease recorded in the Nigerian state of Benue. From an unknown disease have died 15. Recorded at least 104 cases of infection, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
Local officials emphasize that the virus is not a coronavirus COVID-19 raging in China.
It is noted that the first cases of the unknown disease was recorded in Nigeria in January. Its main symptoms are: swelling of the stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache. Initially, doctors thought that once again there was an outbreak of Lassa fever as the disease symptoms are very similar.
The treatment of the disease yet to develop failed. Doctors in laboratories report that this “something new”, something they have not had to face.
We will remind, according to the latest data, the number of deaths from the coronavirus COVID-19 has already reached more than 1.3 thousand people.