‘we are working to halt transmission, prevent future occurrences’
There are countries in the meningitis belt, which stretches from Senegal to Ethiopia, including a majority of states in Nigeria. These regions experience increase in meningitis cases during the dry hot months of the year.
Meningitis spreads, kills more
The scarcity of the needed vaccines to stem the growing epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) is causing more deaths and spread of the disease to more states.
Ezeibe has not gone through requisite steps, says Ihekweazu
>Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Abuja. Chikwe Ihekweazu is an epidemiologist and consultant public health physician.
FG dismisses HIV/AIDS cure claims
The Federal Government through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed the claims by a Professor of Veterinary Medicine...