Monthly Archives: October 2017


Following the recent outbreak of monkey pox in Bayelsa, Nigeria, about 10 people have been infected and 49 people under surveillance. What is Monkey Pox? Monkeypox is a rare disease that is caused by infection with monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. The […]

MONKEY POX


        CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS (CSM)   THE current outbreak of Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, in Nigeria is repetition of series of outbreaks mostly affecting States in the upper parts of the country which fall within the African Meningitis Belt. The meningitis epidemic is being caused by Neisseria Meningitides type […]

CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS