Epidemiological changes in meningococcal meningitis in Niger from 2008 to 2011 and the impact of vaccination

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BACKGROUND The epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in the African 'meningitis belt' changes periodically. In order to design an effective vaccination strategy, we have examined the epidemiological and microbiological patterns of bacterial meningitis, and especially that of meningococcal meningitis, in Niger during the period 2008-2011. During this period a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-576

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