A New Zealand teenager from Wairarapa College on the North Island escaped death without serious complications from meningitis earlier this month.
The meningitis belt of West Africa has been hit again with an outbreak of this deadly disease.
This year a Santa Barbara City College student has been hospitalized with Type B meningococcal meningitis.
Montara Elementary School teacher from South Gate, CA dies from meningitis.
The state of New South Wales, Australia announced plans to provide free vaccinations to all 11th and 12th grade students.
Funded and moving forward a national study on the effort to prevent meningitis B among teenage in the United Kingdom has been approved.
Fellow cyclists at the Soul Cycle Studio in Larkspur, CA may have been exposed to meningococcal meningitis from one of their fellow cyclist who died from this deadly disease.
A vaccination campaign at the University of Nottingham and Leicester has been successful in raising the number of first year students vaccinated for MenACWY from 31% to 71%.
Why are 500 deaths rare when meningitis is the cause?
The obvious is that we all come in contact with other people.