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Meningitis kills 1,114 Nigerians within 22 weeks – CDC
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Meningitis kills 1,114 Nigerians within 22 weeks – CDC

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Image result for Meningitis: Nigeria recorded 1,114 deaths within two weeks - CDCNigeria has so far recorded a total of 1,114 deaths in the 22 weeks of the Cerebrospinal Meningitis outbreak which hit the country in November 2016.

A statement by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated that the outbreak has affected four additional local government areas bringing the total to 226.

Zamfara State recorded the highest casualty; followed by Sokoto, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi and Yobe state.

So far, a total of 14,005 suspected cases have been identified from 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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