04 Apr 2018 Nigeria

Cases have been reported from fifteen states: Zamfara (539), Katsina (245), Sokoto (129), Jigawa (51), Yobe (50), Niger (39), Cross River (25), Kebbi (25), Bauchi (20), Kano (21), Gombe (3), Plateau (4), Borno (3), Adamawa (2) and Kaduna (1). As of 6 March 2018, 38% of 337 samples tested were positive for bacterial meningitis, including 61% positive for Neisseria meningitides serogroup C.

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21 Feb 2018 Nigeria

As 25 January 2018, a total of 481 cases (79 confirmed) with 82 deaths have been reported since September 2017 in the states of Zamfara (257), Katsina (86), Sokoto (41), Jigawa (29), Bauchi (20), Cross River (17), Kebbi (12), Yobe (9), Kano (4), Borno (3), Adamawa (2), and Kaduna (1). Meningitis C accounted for 63% of positive cases.

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09 Jan 2018 View Regions + Jigawa
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As of 5 January 2018, a total of 224 suspected cases of cerebro-spinal meningitis, with 41 deaths, have been reported. Out of a total 81 samples tested: 46 were positive and 25 were positive for Neisseria meningitidis C. Seven areas in Zamfara State have reached epidemic threshold.

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