Meningitis outbreak: Death toll rises to 438

Defence Ministry donates vaccines to 500 children in Zamfara The death toll from Cerebra meningitis outbreak in parts of the country has risen to 438, up from 336 earlier in the week, according to the National Center for Disease Control. The center said in a statement on Saturday that the death toll is 11 per cent of all the cases so far reported across 19 of Nigeria’s 36 states and the capital Abuja. “As on April 5, 2016, 3,959 suspected cases have been reported as part of the current outbreak,…

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