Meningitis Kills Two In Lagos As Death Toll Rises To 438

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Cerebrospinal Meningitis Outbreak in Nigeria

The Meningitis outbreak is fast spreading in Nigeria as death toll reaches 438. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday, confirmed that two people have died in Lagos as a result of , CSM.

The statistics released by NCDC, shows a total of 3,959 cases with 438 deaths that have been reported, with 181 laboratory-confirmed cases so far.

The statistics show that as at April 5, 2017, three cases of Meningitis were recorded in Lagos out of which two people died while the other is being treated at the hospital.

In a statement attached to the statistics, it revealed that Meningitis is currently being reported in 19 states.

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