• Doctor Dies

    Dr John Spalding, 55, a practising GP for 27 years, woke up with a cold at 3am on December 23, 2014, after wrapping with presents with his wife, Di, 56, the evening before – ten hours later, he had died from an aggressive strain of meningococcal meningitis (menW) and septicaemia.

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  • New Zealand case

    A New Zealand teenager from Wairarapa College on the North Island escaped death without serious complications from meningitis earlier this month. 

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  • West Africa hit!

    The meningitis belt of West Africa has been hit again with an outbreak of this deadly disease.

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  • Santa Barbara hit again

    This year a Santa Barbara City College student has been hospitalized with Type B meningococcal meningitis. 

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  • Teacher Dies

    Montara Elementary School teacher from South Gate, CA dies from meningitis. 

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  • Vaccination Battle

    The state of New South Wales, Australia announced plans to provide free vaccinations to all 11th and 12th grade students. 

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  • National Study

    Funded and moving forward a national study on the effort to prevent meningitis B among teenage in the United Kingdom has been approved. 

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  • Soul Cycle

    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. 

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  • Vaccination Campaign

    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%.

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  • 500 Deaths

    Why are 500 deaths rare when meningitis is the cause?

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