Friday, March 07, 2008

[Guinean news] Meningitis hits Kissidougou area

Guinéenews reports on a disturbing meningitis outbreak in Guinea's forest region. The latest cases hit the village of Farawalla, which is located in the Alibadariya sous-préfécture of the Kissidougou préfécture.

20 cases have been reported in the village, including 5 deaths.

Public health officials in the area have created a crisis committee to tackle the disease.

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