Tag Meningitis

5-Year-Old Becomes Youngest To Die From Covid-19 In Michigan

A 5-year-old girl who is the daughter of two Detroit first responders has become the youngest person in Michigan to die from COVID-19. LaVondria Herbert, the mother of Skylar Herbert, confirmed her daughter’s death to The Detroit News. Skylar tested

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Consultant Pediatrician, Dr. Adaugo Onyedinma, Sensitizes Parents On The Dangers Of Meningitis And Failing To Get Their Children Immunised

A Consultant Pediatrician at the Eko Hospital Plc, Dr. Adaugo Onyedinma, has urged parents to take the immunization of their children seriously, saying it could prevent an inflammation of the outer covering of the brain known as Meningitis. Onyedinma, in

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How Dad-of-four, Joseph Reed, With No Arms Or Legs Runs His Family And Has A Full Time Job

Dad-of-four, Joseph Reed, was born with his complete limbs but lost all four at the young age of two due to meningitis, an inflammation of the three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. Without limbs, the 34-year-old dad

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What a Relief! Health Minister Declares  Meningitis Outbreak Over After 1,166 Deaths

Nigeria’s health minister has announced the end of the recent outbreak of meningitis which led to the death of 1,166 people, most, of them children, with the North being the worst hit. ”We have formally declared the meningitis outbreak over,”

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Heartbreaking: Why Children Infected with Meningitis Are Lying on the Floor at Hospital in Zamfara State

This is very sad! A Facebook user, Shanooun Sahnun, shared heartbreaking photos of some children suffering from meningitis lying on the floor of Shehu Shagari Hospital in Zamfara State. According to the concerned northerner, the meningitis patients are currently being

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Meningitis: All You Need To Know & How To Avoid it This Season

The Federal Ministry of Health has stated that 328 deaths associated with Meningitis have been recorded in the country since November 2016. However, some non-infectious causes of meningitis also exist. According to Medical News Today, Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, the

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SAD: After 16 Unexplained Miscarriages In 6 Years, Mum Narrates How She Lost ‘Miracle baby’ To Meningitis In Just 6 Hours

After overcoming 16 miscarriages to give birth to her ‘miracle daughter’, a 32-year-old mum, Lizzie has been left heart broken following the loss of her 15-months-old six hours after she contracted meningitis. Narrating how meningitis killed her ‘perfectly healthy’ daughter, Fleur-Rose

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