OUTBREAK OF CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS IN KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA

@inproceedings{Gana2017OUTBREAKOC,
  title={OUTBREAK OF CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS IN KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA},
  author={G. Gana and Samuel Yohanna Badung and A. U. Bunza and Saheed Oluwatoyin Gidado and Patrick Nguku},
  booktitle={Annals of Ibadan postgraduate medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM), is a major public health problem still affecting tropical countries particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Group A and occasionally group C account for large scale epidemics in many countries in the African meningitis belt. The study aimed to describe the pattern of cerebrospinal meningitis outbreak in Kebbi state in 2015. METHOD Information on cases and deaths was collected throughout the duration of the meningitis outbreak in all affected local… CONTINUE READING

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