NIGERIA: 156 dead from meningitis (AlertNet)

Source: IRIN As of 24 March 156 people have died of meningitis in Nigeria, of some 1,500 infected, according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). One-third of the deaths were in the northeast, which includes Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Yobe, Borno and Taraba states.
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Added March 29, 2010
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