Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA
Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA

Meningitis outbreak kills 1,166 in Nigeria and infects more than 14,500

Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA
Nigerian Doctor Rilwanu Mohammed (L) Executive Secretary of the Federal capital Primary Health Care Development Board, vaccinates a resident for meningitis in Dakwa village, Bwari, Nigeria, in April 2017. The outbreak eventually infects more than 14,500 and kills 1,166. Photo: EPA
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