• Take Action!

    World Meningitis day is on April 24 & the theme is Take Action # Defeat Meningitis! Greater awareness and education is important so people can take preventative actions & protect their loved ones. Sunday Times Connect in partnership with Sanofi Pasteur has an online event on meningococcal meningitis. This disease is a medical emergency and […]

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  • 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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