West Africa has worst meningitis epidemic for 10 years

@article{Odigwe2009WestAH,
  title={West Africa has worst meningitis epidemic for 10 years},
  author={Chibuzo Clement Odigwe},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={338}
}
  • C. Odigwe
  • Published 21 April 2009
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
More than 40 000 cases of meningococcal meningitis have been recorded in west Africa in an epidemic that has been raging for three months despite international humanitarian efforts to bring it under control. In Nigeria, Niger, and Chad the international charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is working with local health authorities to carry out a vaccination campaign among … 
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