Occasionally, however, it may develop into cerebrospinal meningitis
, with symptoms such as high fever, headache and repeated vomiting, with most of those affected being children, the institute said.
The cerebrospinal meningitis
epidemic that struck Nigeria in 1996 took at least 12,000 lives over a six-month period, and affected more than 100,000 people.
In Anhui Province, China, there has been a previously high risk for epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis
Project actions will identify, implement, monitor, and evaluate adaptations to reduce likely future burdens of malaria, diarrhoeal diseases, and cerebrospinal meningitis
(CSM), priority climate change-related health issues identified by national stakeholders.
He added that this year the focus would be on diseases such as yellow fever, cerebrospinal meningitis
fever, polio, and vaccinations against seasonal influenza.