January 30, 2009 / 3:07 AM / 9 years ago

VIDEO: Meningitis outbreak in India

Jan 29 - Authorities in India’s northeastern Meghalaya region are trying to combat the outbreak of meningitis fever that has claimed around 132 lives and debilitated 900.

After visiting the affected areas the team of experts said that most of the meningitis fever cases have been reported from slum areas where the people are forced to live in unhygienic conditions.

Neena Dhaun reports.


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