At least 336 people are believed to have died from the disease.
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The NCDC has activated an emergency operations centre.
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At least 16 states have now reported cases of the disease.
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NAFDAC says it is constrained in putting a blanket ban on chloroquine in Nigeria because of other indicators.
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"Some predisposing factors are upper respiratory problems, abnormal posturing, aching at the back, stiffness of the neck [...]
An outbreak of meningitis has killed over 200 people across Nigeria in recent weeks.
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At least 282 deaths have so far been recorded across five states due to the disease.
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An official said there was no commercially available vaccine for this new stereotype “C” meningitis.
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“We all expect to be helped, not harmed, when we take medication”
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He explained that the rally was aimed at building public awareness about Tuberculosis and efforts to eradicate it.
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“They (meningitis) can be transmitted by coughing, sneezing or close contact.”
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"Today’s travel patterns put no person or country beyond the reach of the measles virus.”
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"For this, the HMOs are fighting me, but we have to make sure that the
right people get the money.”
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A Nigerian drug company was acquired by a French firm.
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The official said identification and treatment of the disease is hampered by residents’ belief in witchcraft.
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The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development has had no power supply for nine months.
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Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification in 2007.
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“Currently Sokoto has the estimated highest prevalence cases in Nigeria with 127 TB cases per 100,000 in 2016.”