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9 May 2017

#US #CDC links contagious #bacteria to mysterious, deadly #meningitis #outbreak in #Liberia (Jpn Times, May 9 ‘17)

 

Title: #US #CDC links contagious #bacteria to mysterious, deadly #meningitis #outbreak in #Liberia.

Subject: Unexplained fatal illness, cluster of cases in Liberia.

Source: Japan Times, full page: (LINK).

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CDC links contagious bacteria to mysterious, deadly meningitis outbreak in Liberia

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AP / MAY 9, 2017

NEW YORK – U.S. health officials say a contagious bacterial infection appears to be the cause of at least some cases in a mysterious outbreak in Liberia in West Africa. The bacteria can cause dangerous meningitis brain infections and blood infections. It is spread through close contact with an infected person.

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Keywords: Liberia; Meningitis; Undiagnosed illness.

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