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Spinal Meningitis Poses Risk To 450M Africans In 2016, Experts Say

Agence France-Presse: 450 million Africans threatened by spinal meningitis
“Spinal meningitis, which can kill in 24 hours, poses a threat to 450 million Africans this year, according to medical experts from eight of the continent’s countries. Meningococcal meningitis is a global burden that affects 1.2 million people every year and causes the death of 135,000 of them, said the doctors from West and Central Africa…” (4/21).

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