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Time delays in the response to the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C outbreak in Nigeria - 2017.

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Summary of "Time delays in the response to the Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C outbreak in Nigeria - 2017."

Nigeria reports high rates of mortality linked with recurring meningococcal meningitis outbreaks within the African meningitis belt. Few studies have thoroughly described the response to these outbreaks to provide strong and actionable public health messages. We describe how time delays affected the response to the 2016/2017 meningococcal meningitis outbreak in Nigeria.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0199257

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