Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Meningitis Kills 9 People in Northern Uganda, New Vision Says

Bloomberg.com: Africa: "- Meningitis killed nine people in Uganda’s northwestern Arua district, New Vision reported, citing Kenya Mugisha, clinical director at the Ministry of Health.

The outbreak, which has infected 42 people, follows a similar one in the western district of Hoima last week, which killed nine people and hospitalized 27 others, the Kampala-based newspaper said."