Meningitis

Zamfara insecurity: State govt. declares 3-day prayer, fasting, Quran recitation

THE Zamfara state government has declared a three-day intensive fasting and prayer session, to be accompanied by the recitation...

Meningitis Death Toll Rises To 1,069

Children between ages of 9 and 12 were most affected by the disease which took its worst hit between the 14th and 15th weeks of its outbreak.
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Nigeria Considering Local Production Of Meningitis Vaccine

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has said that Nigeria is currently considering local production of meningitis vaccines as death rises to above 800.

Meningitis: More Vaccines For Nigeria

The additional 820,000 doses of the meningitis C conjugate vaccine was donated by the UK government to the WHO and is currently on its way to Nigeria.
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61 Terror Suspects Die In Borno Army Barracks

Eight of the suspects were said to have died on Wednesday, same day the army released to the Borno state government some of the detainees whom it said had been cleared of involvement in insurgency.

Meningitis: House Summons Health Minister

The House also mandated its committee on health to investigate the issue of scarcity of the vaccine for the treatment of patients and report back within two weeks.
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