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Meningitis epidemics could be forewarned by weather forecasts in sub-Saharan Africa – The Guardian

A pilot is under way to harness forecasts to predict where conditions that fuel cases are likely to develop

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MeningitisA pilot is under way to harness forecasts to predict where conditions that fuel cases are likely to develop
A weather-based surveillance system that could offer advanced warning of outbreaks of meningitis is being piloted across sub-Saharan Africa in a bid to save lives, researchers have revealed.
According to the Meningitis Research Foundation, meningitis affects about 5 million people around the world each year, one in 10 of whom die, while two in 10 are left with lasting impacts, such…

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