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Meningitis
By metro On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Nigeria prey to more deadly meningitis outbreaks amid vaccine shortage

Hit by one of its deadliest meningitis outbreaks in years, with more than 1,000 deaths, Nigeria could struggle to contain future epidemics due to a shortage of vaccines, health experts said. Africa’s most More...

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By metro On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Anxiety in states as meningitis death toll rises to 438

There is palpable anxiety in most states following rising number of  meningitis death toll, Metrobusinessnews.com can authauritatively report. Consequently many states across the country have put their health workers More...

Meningitis
By metro On Saturday, April 8th, 2017
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Nigeria Meningitis Outbreak: Death toll rises to 438 as mass immunisation commences in Zamfara

The death toll from suspected cases of meningitis has reached 438, an official said.John Oladejo, the incident manager of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, stated this in a statement released by the More...

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By metro On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Meningitis spreads to Cross River, kills 12-year-old boy

The dreaded meningitis disease ravaging parts of the north has spread to Cross River state, killing a 12-year-old boy identified as Paul Ogar. Inyang Asibong, commissioner of health in the state, disclosed this More...

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By metro On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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FG to launch meningitis jab campaign as death toll jumps to 336

FG is launching a mass vaccination campaign as part of its emergency response to an outbreak of meningitis in its northwestern states, as the death toll climbed to 336, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said More...

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By metro On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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Meningitis kills 328 in Nigeria

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that no fewer than 328 persons have died in the latest outbreak of meningitis in different parts of Nigeria. The Centre also confirmed that 2,524 suspected More...

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By metro On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Meningitis outbreak claims five in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board on Thursday confirmed the death of yet another person due to Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the territory. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) More...