• Basic Facts

    Neisseria Meningitidis is the meningococcus responsible for bacterial meningitis and septicemia. This is considered a medical emergency because death can rapidly follow infection.  Richard Benson, a spokesperson at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states, “Even with antibiotic treatment, 1 in 10 people who get meningococcal disease will die from the infection. Up to […]

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  • Start Early

    Alex Dempsey and Gabriel Schultz parents to Killy, their 4-month-old son died from bacterial meningitis only 24 hours after showing symptoms.

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