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  • God sent meningitis to punish Nigerians – Governor Yari

    April 5, 2017 6:51 AM 13

    Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that the current outbreak of Type C Cerebrospinal Meningitis, is God’s way of punishing Nigerians. Yari stated this while speaking with journalists at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday. The Governor claimed that God is unleashing his wrath on Nigerians, for turning their back on him. “What we used to know as far as meningitis

  • Panic as meningitis spreads

    April 5, 2017 3:26 AM 14

    LAGOS—Apprehension has gripped Nigerians in the wake of the current outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, in some parts of the country. Reports show that the outbreak, which has reached epidemic proportions in the last few days, has continued to spread. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC , as of April 3, 2017, a total of 2,997 suspected

  • God sent Type C Meningitis to punish Nigerians for their sins – Gov. Yari

    April 4, 2017 7:28 PM 13

    He said that God had always sent strange illnesses which had no cure to torment the people for turning their back on Him. Yari whose State appeared to be worst hit by the disease spoke with State House Correspondents at the presidential Villa Abuja after a private meeting with President Muhammdu Buhari on Tuesday. Reports say that over 200 persons had dead while

  • Cerebrospinal Meningitis: 328 deaths in 16 states

    April 2, 2017 7:39 AM 13

    More than 2,524 people have so far been affected by the Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) outbreak, with 328 deaths recorded in ninety Local Government Councils of 16 states of the federation. More than 2,524 people have so far been affected by the Cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) outbreak, with 328 deaths recorded in ninety Local Government Councils of 16 states

  • FG, States Battle New Wave Of Meningitis, Tuberculosis |

    April 1, 2017 12:58 AM 12

    Some state governments have joined forces with the federal government in the bid to tackle the outbreak of the Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in the country. The federal government had on Thursday said it was leading an outbreak response team which will mount surveillance, detect and strengthen the prevention of the spread of the deadly disease to other

  • Meningitis: 7 facts every Nigerian must know before its too late

    March 31, 2017 8:08 PM 15

    NAIJ.com reported that Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of the centre, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that 1,966 suspected cases have been recorded while 109 have been confirmed since the outbreak of the disease in February in the country. What are some facts Nigerians need to know about

  • Chinese researchers create soft robotic arm for healing injuries

    March 30, 2017 4:30 PM 35 21

    A team of Chinese postgraduate students has created an octopus-inspired soft robotic arm that can be used to heal injuries. The students, from Beijing-based Beihang University, exhibited their prototype on Thursday after developing it with a foreign firm. Soft robots are constructed with materials like silicone, plastic, fabric, rubber or compliant mechanical

  • Has the Meningitis Vaccine Failed? Outbreak in Africa Kills More Than 260 Nigerians

    March 29, 2017 5:08 PM 16

    More than 260 people have died in Nigeria as a result of the African country’s recent meningitis outbreak—eight times more than the number of deaths caused by the disease in 2016. In a series of tweets, Nigeria’s Center for Disease Control (NDC) said there were 1,828 suspected cases of meningitis reported so far in 2017. Across the country’s 15 states

  • Meningitis outbreak kills 269 people in Nigeria

    March 29, 2017 12:54 PM 13

    The death toll of a Meningitis epidemic in Nigeria has now risen to 269. Nigeria’s Centre for Disease Control confirmed this saying that there were fears that the toll may rise much higher in the coming weeks. As of Monday, 1,828 suspected cases of meningitis were reported with 269 deaths in 15 of the country’s 36 states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease

  • Meningitis Outbreak in Nigeria Leaves at Least 140 Dead, Thousands Infected

    March 29, 2017 10:58 AM 15

    According to officials, at least 140 people have been killed in a meningitis outbreak in six states in Nigeria, International Business Times reported. Aside from the number of deaths, more than 1,000 people have been infected. The report added that the outbreak was caused by a new strain of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM), which is not common in Nigeria