• Get Seen

    Meningitis Now chief executive Dr Tom Nutt said: “Research has shown that up to a quarter of 15 to 24-year-olds carry the bacteria that cause meningococcal meningitis…


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  • School Vaccinations

    Free vaccinations are being offered by The Somerset County Health Department for students entering Kindergarten through 7th grades, and those entering 7th through 12th grades attending Somerset…


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  • Disease Connection

    Meningitis and encephalitis are two distinct conditions that affect the Central Nervous System (CNS). Meningitis causes inflammation in the outer covering of the brain & spinal cord…


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  • Teen Outreach

    Molly Ringwald teams up with the National Meningitis Association (NMA) for – the 16 Vaccine Initiative – to help parents and their teens in getting to know about…


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  • Cancer Risk

    Carcinomatous meningitis is a condition that happens when cancer cells spread to the membrane surrounding your brain and spinal cord called your meninges It is…


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  • Bacteria Protection

    The results of their study led by Professor Robert Read and Dr Jay Laver from the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre and the University of Southampton, was…


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  • Double Transplant

    Beyza Dogan, 24 year-old Turkish woman lost both of her arms and legs after contracted meningococcal meningitis while living in Cologne, Germany, four years ago.


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  • Vaccination Required

    Syracuse University wrote to their International Graduate Students that New York state law requires that they submit their vaccination records including but not limited to: A meningococcal…


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  • Very Lethal

    Gemma McGee, 24 year old from Longford, died from meningococcal septicaemia within 36 hours of falling ill. Dr Owen MacEneaney, who performed an autopsy,…


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  • Don’t Procrastinate

    Invercargill man Michael Moncur, then18-year-old in 2018, contracted meningococcal B. He was one of three students to fall ill with meningitis and doctors gave…


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