An unknown disease has reportedly killed 15 people in Nigeria. Medical experts say the disease appears not to be ebola, Lassa Fever or Coronavirus.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is currently investigating the outbreak of the unknown mysterious disease. The outbreak of the disease first occurred in Obi LGA, Benue state on January 29th.
Symptoms of the disease include:
The victims all died within 48 hours according to Senator Abba Moro who represents the affected district.
It is suspected that a chemical used in fishing in the region may be responsible for the deaths. Water samples from the affected region are being analyzed.