21 Apr 2017 View Regions + Katsina
Sokoto
Zamfara

As of 17 April 2017, a total of 8,057 suspected cases of bacterial meningitis (230 laboratory confirmed) with 745 deaths have been reported since December 2016. Neisseria meningitidis serotype C is the most commonly reported strain (68% of confirmed cases). The majority of the suspected cases were aged 5-14 years (51%).

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18 Apr 2017 View Regions + Katsina
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Sokoto
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Yobe

As of 13 April 2017, a total of 5,695 suspected cases have been reported; 221 are laboratory confirmed; 611 deaths have been recorded. Neisseria meningitides serotype C. was the commonest cause of meningitis amongst those who tested positive; 151 out of the 221 confirmed cases (71%).

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06 Apr 2017 View Regions + Katsina
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Sokoto
Zamfara

As of 3 April 2017, Neisseria Meningitidis serotype C has been identified as the most common serotype in the ongoing meningitis outbreak and  was detected in 83% of samples tested. Currently Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara States account for approximately 93% reported cases.

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05 Apr 2017 View Regions + Katsina
Sokoto
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As of 3 April 2017, a total of 2,997 suspected cases have been reported in 16 states. 146 have been laboratory-confirmed and 336 deaths have been recorded.

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30 Mar 2017 View Regions + Katsina
Sokoto
Zamfara

As of 19 March 2017, a total of 1,407 suspected cases of meningitis and 211 deaths have been reported from 40 local government areas in five states since December 2016. Three states account for 89% of the cases.

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