• Re-learning the Basics

    Jamini Wright spoke out during Meningitis Awareness week for the charity Meningitis Research Foundation. Jamini experienced joint pain and repetitive vomiting in January 2020 when she contracted the potentially fatal meningococcal meningitis and septicemia, spending four weeks in hospital. She continues to suffer after effects, including limb pain, severe fatigue and headaches. Jamini said, “I […]

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  • Side Effects

    Lesley Hart wakes up every day thankful to still be alive after contracting bacterial meningitis. She looks fine on the outside but after nine years, she is still suffering from ill effects of meningitis. She can’t hear as well as she used to, has constant ringing in her ears, has to use crutches to help […]

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  • Be Aware, Get Vaccinated

    The Meningitis Research Foundation commissioned the study of 2,000 Brits on the awareness of vaccines.

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  • Better Outcomes

    Scientists from Institut Necker-Enfants-Malades (INSERM/CNRS unit at the University Paris Descartes), discovered a molecule called ADAM10 becomes active and prevents our body’s natural ability to stop uncontrollable blood clotting in meningococcal disease.

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