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Meningitis outbreak death estimate rises to 489 in Nigeria – official

Apr 13, 2017 - 8:06 AM

At least 5 northern states – Sokoto Zamfara Katsina Kebbi Niger – and the Federal Capital Territory have been affected by the epidemic over the past 5 months

Sick British Ebola nurse 'much better'

Oct 21, 2015 - 11:28 PM

We have no doubt that the virus re emerged around the brain and around the spinal column to cause this meningitis

Hanum, anak yang diduga meninggal karena kabut asap

Sep 19, 2015 - 1:26 PM

Asap sudah mengepung masyarakat Sumatera selama dua bulan terakhir akibat dari pembakaran hutan untuk membuka lahan

EVAKUASI. Sebanyak 179 murid asal Malaysia berbaris ketika meninggalkan kantor konsulat Malaysia saat evakuasi di pekanbaru, Riau, 18 September 2015. Foto oleh Rony Muharrman/EPA

Meningitis epidemic kills more than 250 in Niger

May 04, 2015 - 11:45 PM

As of May 3 252 people died out of a total of 3 304 cases says Niger s epidemics surveillance and response director Goumbi Kadade

Niger battles deadly meningitis epidemic

Apr 25, 2015 - 10:01 AM

The government has ordered all schools closed until next week in an effort to limit the spread of the deadly disease

OUTBREAK. A meningitis outbreak in Niger has already killed 129 people out of 1,150 cases. Screenshot from Al Jazeera

Ex-UP president Dodong Nemenzo's condition still critical

Jan 06, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Nemenzo who is suffering from bacterial meningitis is still at the ICU of the Philippine General Hospital

'CRITICAL.' Former University of the Philippines (UP) President Francisco Nemenzo is hospitalized at the Philippine General Hospital for bacterial meningitis. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Calls for more US oversight after tainted drug outbreak

Oct 11, 2012 - 12:04 PM

A deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug has triggered outrage and calls for tighter regulation of the loosely controlled pharmaceutical compounding industry

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

US meningitis outbreak death toll rises to 12

Oct 10, 2012 - 3:07 PM

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said as many as 13 000 people might have received doses of the contaminated steroid injection that has caused an outbreak of the rare fungal infection

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Researchers step closer to meningitis B vaccine

May 07, 2012 - 7:21 AM

Researchers say they re a step closer to developing a vaccine against meningitis B which kills hundreds every year