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Meningitis: 50% of patients will die if untreated – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 50 per cent of meningitis patients  will die if  untreated. Dr Pricillia Ibekwe, the Director of Special Duties and Technical Lead for the National Cerebrospinal Meningitis Technical Working Group of NCDC, made this known  during an awareness walk to mark the 2021 World Meningitis Day. The News
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