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90,752 children get vaccinated against measles, meningitis in Jigawa LG

The Hadejia Local Government Council in Jigawa on Tuesday said it has commenced vaccination of 90,752 children against measles and meningitis in the area.

Zamfara now ready to combat meningitis- official

Barely five months since the deadly outbreak of meningitis in Zamfars, the state said government is now ready to tackle any outbreak of the...

Gombe purchases N4m drug kits to battle meningitis

The Gombe State government has purchased drug kits worth N4million for the management and treatment of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, to all hospitals across the state. The...

Meningitis: Vaccination starts in Zamfara as death toll rises to 438

Meningitis: Vaccination starts in Zamfara as death toll climbs to 438 By Nazifi Dawud Thousands of residents turned out en mass in Zamfara state, to receive...

Africans’ unhealthy romance with religion, by Adamu Tilde

Yuval Noah Harari, in his book, Homo Deus: a Brief History of Tomorrow, chronicled how Europeans were able to a conquer disease. Yuval has...

Committing sin major cause of meningitis, says Zamfara governor, Abdulaziz Yari

The Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday said the outbreak of Type C meningitis in the country was a direct punishment from God...

Buhari condoles with victims of meningitis

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the families of the victims of the deadly cerebrospinal meningitis, CSM, which has ravaged some parts of the...

Meningitis death toll hits 328 as vaccines arrive from WHO, UK

About 328 deaths associated with Meningitis have been recorded in the country since November 2016, as 1.3 million vaccines arrived from World Health Organization...

Meningitis attacks Jigawa, kills 1

The Jigawa Government says meningitis has killed one person and infected four others in four local government areas of the state. Muhammad Kainuwa, the permanent...

Yobe records meningitis cases

Suspected cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, have been reported in Fika and Nguru Local Government Areas of Yobe. Bello Kawuwa, the state commissioner for Health,...

Kano confirms Lassa fever, meningitis outbreak

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Kano State government on Thursday confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever and cerebrospinal meningitis ‎in nine local government areas of the state. ‎The...

Meningitis kills 21 in Sokoto

The death toll as a result of the meningitis epidemic in Sokoto State has now risen to 21. The State Health Commissioner, Balarabe Kakale,  confirmed...

Meningitis kills 7 in Sokoto

The death toll caused by the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis(CSM), in parts of Gada Local Government Area of Sokoto State has now risen...

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