meningitis

Meningococcal disease

What is meningococcal disease? Meningococcal disease is an infection caused by a type of bacterium known as meningococcus, or Neisseria

Meningitis in children

What is meningitis? Meningitis means inflammation of the meninges — the lining around the brain and spinal cord. It is

Meningitis

Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes (called meninges) surrounding the brain and the spinal cord. It is usually caused by

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