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    Metro Sokoto: Meningitis Kills 10 in One Local Govt.

    Meningitis has killed no fewer than 10 persons in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State in the last few weeks, its Chairman, Alhaji Jabbi Shagari, had said. Shagari said on Tuesday in Sokoto that ”the deaths were recorded out of the several cases that are being treated across the...
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    Metro First Case of Meningitis Recorded in Delta

    Delta State has recorded its first case of the rampaging Cerebrospinal Meningitis, which has so far killed about 438 persons across the country. Doctors at the Central Hospital, Warri, disclosed this today (Tuesday) in Warri South Local Government Area of the state, sparking fears among...
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    Metro I Never Said Meningitis Is Punishment From God – Gov. Yari

    Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari said his comments on meningitis outbreak was twisted by some elements with a view to ridicule him because of his rising political reputation. He said he only lamented the paucity of appropriate vaccines to confront the outbreak of meningitis in his state...
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    Metro Nigeria Begins Mass Vaccination To Stop Meningitis Outbreak

    Health workers in Nigeria on Wednesday began a mass vaccination programme to try to halt a mass outbreak of meningitis that has killed nearly 340 people since late last year. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said there had been 2,997 suspected cases of the disease in 16 states as of...