#AceWorldNews – NIGERIA:April.18: An unknown disease has kills 17 people in the Nigerian state of Ondo. Local officials say they have ruled out Ebola or any other known virus.
The deaths have occured over the past 10 days. All of the victims died within 24 hours of falling ill, suffering headache, weight loss and blindness before death.
Health officials from the World Health Organization, as well as government and aid agencies, are in the area.
They have taken samples from the deceased, and an investigation in underway.