First case of monkeypox recorded in Kano


Kano records it’s first case of Monkey Pox at Tiga General Hospital in Bebeji Local Government Area of the State.This reportedly caused some of the patients from Nasarawan Kuki village, to flee from the hospital on Wednesday night after being diagnosed of the disease.

Daily Nigerian reports that a source who pleaded anonymity said;

“He was quarantined here in order to avoid spreading disease, but he absconded from the hospital last night.

“We informed the authorities but no one made any effort to trace the whereabouts of the patient to avoid spreading the disease in Kano.”