NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Togo, the Togolese Ministry of Health now reports a total of 123 suspected cases of meningitis reported in the Oti Sud district, including...

Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and can cause severe brain damage. Meningococcal meningitis is...

In a study funded by Meningitis Research Foundation, researchers have developed state of the art tests and a simple, accurate and standardised protocol to identify strains of meningococcal meningitis. These...

According to Nigerian health officials, the meningococcal meningitis outbreak in the country has now claimed 328 lives to date, mostly affecting states in the part of Nigeria which fall within the African...

As of 19 March 2017, a total of 1407 suspected cases of meningitis and 211 deaths (case fatality rate: 15%) have been reported from 40 local government areas (LGAs) in five states of Nigeria since December...

UN health officials say the number of meningitis cases in the western African nation of Niger has surpassed 1,000 cases. Since January, Niger has seen 1,049 meningitis cases in the current epidemic, which...

Global vaccine experts and officials from all 26 African “meningitis belt” countries have convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to celebrate one of Africa’s biggest public health achievements—the introduction...