Meningitis outbreak: 3 confirmed dead in Yobe

The Yobe State Commissioner for Health, Dr Bello Kawuwa, says the state has recorded 10 new cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis with three deaths this year.

He disclosed this on Wednesday at the flag-off of measles vaccination campaign in Damaturu.

Kawuwa said the state government,n in collaboration with National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, and development partners had commenced early campaign and vaccination of children from one to six years old.

“The immunisation which targets 771,778 children will be conducted at health centres and designated fixed posts.

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