Meningitis outbreak associated with health care clinic in Chiffa, Algeria

Thirteen cases of meningitis have been associated with receiving health care at the Amina clinic in the town of Chiffa. Two patients died. An investigation is underway. In the meantime, the clinic has been closed. Travellers who might have received medical treatment at this clinic and who develop symptoms of meningitis should seek health care at once.

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