• Vaccines Wasted

    The Meningitis Foundation, New Zealand learned that the Government has allowed $1.6 million worth of meningitis vaccines to go unused and be close to expiry.


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  • Bureaucratic Hurdles

    Gerard and Claire Rushton, whose daughter Courtney died at age 16 in 2014, ​brought a petition on behalf of the Meningitis Foundation to Parliament. They are urging…


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  • Rapid Onset

    A 22-year-old boy from Castelfranco Veneto, died of meningococcal meningitis serotype B. It started from rhinitis and nosebleeds, progressing to low-grade fever, headache, marked…


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  • Vaccination Required

    The Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada is requiring all public, private and charter schools before they start 12th grade effective June 30, 2022.


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  • Rash Test

    The Meningitis Research Foundation experts said, “A rash can be one of the clearest and most specific signs of meningococcal meningitis and septicemia to recognize”.


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  • Dangerous Fare

    A 19-year-old student experienced abdominal pain, nausea progressing to muscle pain, labored breathing, blood pressure drop & vomiting hours after eating leftovers from a restaurant.


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  • Vaccine Questions Answered

    Meningitis is a serious inflammation of the tissues around your brain and spinal cord called the meninges. The infection can also affect the blood called septicemia.


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  • Group Risk

    A person who attended a fraternity party in East Lansing tested positive for bacterial meningitis. Health officials are urging everyone who attended the event to be treated…


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  • Group Risk

    East Lansing Health officials are urging everyone who attended the fraternity party to be treated with an antibiotic due to a person testing positive for bacterial meningitis.


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  • Seasonal Risk

    Cases of meningococcal B disease (MenB) among teenagers and young adults in England increased sharply in the autumn. The majority of cases were seen among university and…


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