About 328 Nigerians have been confirmed dead and 2,524 affected as a result of the Meningitis outbreak affecting parts of the country.
Medical experts have advised people to ensure good personal hygiene and sleep in well-ventilated rooms to curtail the spread of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) which is caused by excessive heat.
Symptoms of the disease include stiff neck, high fever, rash, headache, vomiting, and confusion.
According to the ministry of health in a report, 90 local government areas across 16 states of the country have been affected so far. They include:
- Cross Rivers
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