Follow-up to reports of strange illness in Ode-Irele community in Ondo State, Nigeria
The World Health Organization has reported that all tests for viral and bacterial infections, including Ebola,Yellow Fever, Lassa Fever Virus, Rift Valley Fever Virus, Dengue Virus, and West Nile Virus, are all negative. Exposure to a herbicide is highly suspected. Toxicology testing is underway. The total number of deaths appears to have increased to 28 people.