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    Politics El-Rufai, Northern Governors, Stakeholders, In Emergency Meeting Over Meningitis

    Governor Nasir El-Rufai is hosting an emergency meeting of governors, traditional rulers and other stakeholders on the meningitis outbreak in the North. Governors of Sokoto, Zamfara and the Minister of Health are attending the meeting; the Sultan of Sokoto is represented by the Emir of Zazzau...
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    Metro Meningitis Patients Sleep on Floor in Zamfara Clinics [PHOTOS]

    Children are the worst hit in the outbreak of meningitis in Zamfara State as hospitals and health care centres in the state struggle to keep up with the rising number of cases. In the centres Punch correspondent visited on Saturday in the state capital, Gusau, several meningitis patients...
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    Metro Meningitis Vaccine is Free Throughout The Country - FG

    The Federal Government on Friday said vaccination for meningitis is free throughout the country and asked Nigerians not to pay for it. The Executive Director, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, in a statement on Friday advised Nigerians to report any health...
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    Metro Meningitis: List Of States Affected By Deadly Disease In Nigeria

    Over 300 Nigerians have died as a result of the recent outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, in some parts of the country. Experts have advised on how to avoid being affected by the disease that is caused by excessive heat. According to experts, symptoms of the disease include stiff neck...
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    Metro Meningitis Outbreak Hits Cross River, One Dead, Many Hospitalised

    One person has been confirmed dead following a case of Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) outbreak in Cross River while 23 others are currently receiving treatment at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). Dr Inyang Asibong, the State Commissioner for Health, who visited the...
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    Politics Buhari's Aide, Lauretta, Blasts Governor Yari Over Meningitis Comment

    President Muhammadu Buhari's personal assistant on social media, Lauretta Onochie, has blasted Zamfara state governor, Abdulaziz Yari over comment on the outbreak of Type C Cerebrospinal Meningitis in the country. Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari had on Tuesday attributed the ongoing...