UN Steps Up Aid Amid Cholera Outbreak in Nigeria

The United Nations Population Fund has warned that the outbreak of cholera pose grave risks to pregnant women in the north-east states ravaged by the Boko-Haram militants. The World Health Organization has said that it has completed a massive cholera vaccination campaign in the north-east, where the disease has already killed 54 people.



New patient being admitted and washed with chlorinated water in the cholera treatment centre run by the Borno state Ministry of Health in northern Nigeria and supported by UNICEF and UNFPA.