• Nose Drops

    A nose drop that could help prevent meningitis is being tested by UK doctors in a world-first trial. The nose drops remain in the nose and prompts an immune response. Around 10 per cent of ‘healthy carriers’ carry the bacteria responsible for meningitis in the back of their noses and throats without anysigns or symptoms. […]

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  • Continental Contagion

    It’s a new year and more outbreaks of meningitis are occurring in the area of sub-Sharan Africa. This area of the world has a particularly frequency of meningitis cases every year.  The outbreaks happen so often that this region has the dubious distinction of being known as the “meningitis belt”.  Every year, thousands of sub-Saharan […]

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