• Safe Vaccine

    Bacterial meningitis can kill within 24 hours. Before you even realize you’re infected, it’s already done serious damage. The fatality rate can be up to 12 percent,…


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  • Too Costly

    New Zealander children are dying and being left disabled because vaccines that protect against meningococcal disease cost about $150 per dose. Parents are not even aware that…


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  • Most Vulnerable

    Meningococcal meningitis is a serious disease caused by a bacterium, Neisseria Meningitidis or the meningococcus bacteria. It can affect the brain & spinal cord and also the…


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  • Defeat Meningitis

    Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, said, “Wherever it occurs, meningitis can be deadly and debilitating; it strikes quickly, has serious health, economic and social consequences, and…


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  • Invasive Disease

    In Australia, there are 13 different types of meningococcal with the most common being types B and W. A 20-year-old man from regional South…


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  • Overcoming Loss

     Jennifer Stratton’s daughter , Caitlin, wanted to share a photo with her kindergarten class of an athlete wearing his gold medal in wheelchair rugby at the 2008…


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  • Act Quickly!

    Alliannah, a six year old, started vomiting & had a fever. Bianca & Hailey, her mother & aunt respectively weren’t too concerned as there was some “gastro”…


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  • In Remembrance

    Kai Matthews’ parents raise money to cover the cost of meningitis B vaccines months after losing their son, for Acadia University students. They said, “It’s unimaginable to…


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  • Meningitis B

    Meningococcal disease is caused by the Neisseria Meningitidis bacteria. Meningitis B is one of the several types that can infect the meninges — the lining of the brain and…


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  • Exeter Cases

    Tragedy first stuck the Exeter University in 2019 when an 18 year old premed student was found dead in his bed on campus.  Another student has been…


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