In a follow-up on the meningococcal disease outbreak declared in northern Fiji last week, The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MoHMS) reports that the outbreak is caused by meningococcal...

According to Nigerian health authorities yesterday, 31 meningitis C cases were reported in Niger State, including four fatalities, local media reports. Health Commissioner, Dr. Mustapha Jibril, said the...

According to a recently published World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Report, a convergence of factors is threatening the region with large outbreaks affecting millions as bacterial meningitis season...

Health officials in Victoria are reporting a outbreak of invasive meningococcal C disease in men who have sex with men (MSM) and are urging vaccination for high risk people. Between May and November...

The meningococcal meningitis C outbreak in Nigeria that began in mid-December 2016 in Zamfara State has been declared over, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Friday. The Emergency...

In an update today on the unexplained cluster of deaths and illnesses in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following: On 25 April 2017, the Ministry of Health of Liberia notified...

The meningococcal meningitis numbers keep piling up in parts of Nigeria as officials now put the case count at 8,057 suspected cases and 745 deaths as of Monday, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria, since the beginning of this year, the country has reported 4637 suspected cases and 489 deaths across five states (Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto...

As of April 5, Nigerian health officials have reported a total of 3,959 meningococcal meningitis cases (181 confirmed) with 438 deaths, including two in the largest city, Lagos. This is up from 2,997...

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In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Niger in western Africa, officials figures put the number of meningitis C case at 1199, including 87 deaths. According to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF),...