Metro Meningitis: List Of States Affected By Deadly Disease In Nigeria



Over 300 Nigerians have died as a result of the recent outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, in some parts of the country.

Experts have advised on how to avoid being affected by the disease that is caused by excessive heat.

According to experts, symptoms of the disease include stiff neck, high fever, rash, headache, vomiting, and confusion.

The Ministry of Health in a report said 90 local government areas across 16 States including

1. Lagos

2. Osun

3. Zamfara

4. Kano

5. Katsina

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6. Sokoto

7. Kebbi

8. Niger

9. Nasarawa


10. Jigawa

11. FCT

12. Gombe

13. Taraba

14. Yobe

15. Cross Rivers

16. Oyo

17. Plateau, have been affected with the epidemic.