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Case Numbers Triple In ‘Unprecedented’ Meningitis Outbreak In Niger; Vaccines In Short Supply, WHO Says

Reuters: Meningitis cases triple in two weeks in Niger, more than 400 dead — WHO
“An outbreak of meningitis with ‘unprecedented features’ is spreading rapidly in Niger, with a tripling of cases in the past two weeks, hundreds of deaths so far this year, and vaccines in short supply, the World Health Organization said on Friday…” (Miles, 5/16).

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