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How Kano state is combating diphtheria outbreak

IN Kano state, some communities have been plagued with Diphtheria – an infection caused by strains of bacteria that can lead to difficulty breathing, heart rhythm problems, and even death. Advocacy through community leaders and improvement in epidemic preparedness are factors mitigating the spread of the disease in the state, Mustapha Usman reports.