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Minna — The Niger State government has confirmed 31 cases and four deaths to Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state.

282 deaths: What Nigerian govt, affected states are doing about meningitis outbreak

Nigeria Meningitis Epidemic: Death toll rises to 328 as health ministry advises citizens

A rapid response team has been placed on standby to keep the situation under control

With 1,166 deaths, Nigerian govt formally declares meningitis outbreak over‎

Meningitis: A killer disease Nigeria was not prepared for

The Eastern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service has stated that the facility has intensified surveillance on the spread of meningitis after the disease claimed the life of a second year s

After the disease had caused about 1,166 deaths over 23 weeks in 25 states, the Nigerian government has finally declared the meningitis epidemic over in the country.

The report, which indicated that over 14,518 have been affected, said there has been a decline in the outbreak.The EOC was established by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the National

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - 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

Niamey - At least 179 people, almost half of them children, have died of meningitis since January in Niger, where some 3 000 suspected cases have been reported, the United Nations said on Wednesda

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