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NCDC advocates ‘strong political commitment’ to defeat meningitis by 2030

    NCDC advocates ‘strong political commitment’ to defeat meningitis by 2030

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country needs to show “strong political commitment” towards tackling meningitis. Meningitis, which is relatively prevalent in more than 15 states across

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NCDC: Nigeria records 13,420 cases as meningitis kills 1,069 across 23 states

    NCDC: Nigeria records 13,420 cases as meningitis kills 1,069 across 23 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDS) on Thursday released a situation report on the outbreak of Meningitis in Nigeria. The report, tweeted via its Twitter handle is titled, “Epidemic

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13 killed as meningitis hits Liberia

    13 killed as meningitis hits Liberia

Bernice Dahn, Liberia’s minister of health, has confirmed that four people have tested positive for a strain of meningitis. According to Reuters, a total of 31 cases of the ‘mystery

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Eight killed in fresh outbreak of meningitis in Katsina

    Eight killed in fresh outbreak of meningitis in Katsina

At least eight people have died in an outbreak of Meningitis in Tsabu village, Mai’adua local government area of Katsina state. Nasiru Mani, director of primary health care of the

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Death toll in meningitis outbreak rises to 813

  Death toll in meningitis outbreak rises to 813

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says 813 lives have been lost to the meningitis outbreak that has lasted 16 weeks.

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Meningitis: Death toll rises to 745

  Meningitis: Death toll rises to 745

Since the outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis, 745 persons have died and there have been 8,057 suspected cases, says the federal

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Meningitis kills 33 in Niger state

  Meningitis kills 33 in Niger state

Thirty-three people have died from the Cerebrol Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Niger state out of 116 suspected cases recorded, an

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WHO: Nigeria gets 500,000 doses of meningitis C vaccine — more on the way

  WHO: Nigeria gets 500,000 doses of meningitis C vaccine — more on the way

Nigeria has received 500,000 doses of meningitis C containing vaccine to combat the epidemic in the country, the WHO has

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EXCLUSIVE: Meningitis, heat wave ‘kill 61 Boko Haram suspects’ in Borno barracks

  EXCLUSIVE: Meningitis, heat wave ‘kill 61 Boko Haram suspects’ in Borno barracks

At least 61 Boko Haram suspects detained at Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno state have died as a result of

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Meningitis: $1bn needed for vaccines as death toll rises to 489

  Meningitis: $1bn needed for vaccines as death toll rises to 489

The federal government says it needs more than $1 billion for vaccines to eradicate meningitis epidemic in the five most

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