Meningitis epidemic sweeps northern NigeriaBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.598 (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:598
- Claudia Court
At least 1650 people in Nigeria have died in the past month as a result of a meningitis epidemic in the north of the country. The Nigerian government was this week poised to declare a state of emergency following the deaths. There are also epidemics of cholera and gastroenteritis.
The aid agency …