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  • Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

    Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

    Wind and dust conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa Africa could help predict a meningitis epidemic, according to a new research by NASA GISS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society.

  • Climate and Meningitis in Africa

    A new Google Earth tour explores the link between climate and meningitis outbreaks in Africa.

  • Climate and Meningitis in Africa

    We hear a lot about the impact of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa. But if you’re keeping track, you may as well add bacterial meningitis to the list of nasty diseases that plague the continent. Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord, known as…

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  • Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

    Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

    Wind and dust conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa Africa could help predict a meningitis epidemic, according to a new research by NASA GISS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society.

  • Climate and Meningitis in Africa

    A new Google Earth tour explores the link between climate and meningitis outbreaks in Africa.

  • Climate and Meningitis in Africa

    We hear a lot about the impact of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa. But if you’re keeping track, you may as well add bacterial meningitis to the list of nasty diseases that plague the continent. Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord, known as…