Reports from Daily Nigerian, has it that one case of Monkey Pox has occurred in Kano State but the patient has escaped from the hospital.
The victim is said to hail from Nasarawan Kuki village but got diagnosed with the disease at Tiga General Hospital in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kanu State.
According to reports, the patient, who is from Nasarawan Kuki village, absconded from the hospital on Wednesday night after being diagnosed with the disease.
“He was quarantined here in order to avoid spreading disease, but he absconded from the hospital last night.
“We informed the authorities but no one made any effort to trace the whereabouts of the patient to avoid spreading the disease in Kano,” said a source who preferred anonymity.