Meningitis outbreak kills children in Saiha District, Mizoram, India

Health authorities report that, during the last 2 months, a total of 12 infants have died due to meningitis in Mizoram’s Saiha District on the border with Myanmar.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of exposure to meningitis and consider vaccination against meningitis prior to travelling.

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