Meningitis kills over 1,000 in Nigeria

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Meningitis kills over 1,000 in Nigeria

Lagos - An outbreak of spinal meningitis has killed 1,273 people in northern Nigeria since January, the military government said, adding that about 20 million Nigerians living in and around Kano state could be at risk. The Ministry of Health said 9,401 people had contracted spinal meningitis in the north since January. AP

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