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Vaccination Campaign Underway In Nigeria To Curb Meningitis Outbreak; 489 Reported Deaths So Far, WHO Says

CNN: Vaccinations underway as meningitis kills hundreds in Nigeria
“A meningitis outbreak has killed 489 people in Nigeria this year, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The country’s Center for Disease Control reported 4,637 suspected cases. … The WHO also said that a vaccination campaign organized by the International Coordinating Group on Vaccine Provision is underway in Nigeria…” (Busari, 4/13).

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