Two years after Ebola, Nigeria allows Meningitis to become pandemic

The regular annual visitor to the nineteen Northern states, Cerebrospinal Meningitis, has so far taken the life of nearly five hundred Nigerians within the past few months, with the authorities bickering and indulging in the blame game over the availability of the vaccines. The government had insisted that the outbreak, which started about September last year, and which the Zamfara state government was accuses of doing nothing since the current outbreak, took them by surprise. In fact, the Zamfara governor, Abdulazeez Yari, blamed the outbreak of the disease on the…

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