• Dangerous Waters

    Nine-year-old Brogan-Lei Partridge has lost both her feet after a severe bout of mystery meningitis contracted from SWIMMING in the ocean.

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  • Staying Current

    Children & young adults heading off to school need certain vaccinations before attending.

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  • Father’s Love

    Gary Springer created an award at the National Meningitis Association and who has worked tirelessly to support both his son and the organization that seeks to help others. 

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  • Brave Girl

    Brogan-Lei Partridge became critically ill just weeks after being a bridesmaid at the wedding of her parents.

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  • Another College

    A Colgate student was diagnosed with bacterial meningococcal meningitis after being taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Utica.

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  • Listen

    Dan Jarvis lost the majority of his hearing at 18 months old when he contracted meningococcal meningitis Now aged 36, he is 98.5% deaf but Dan doesn’t believe deafness has to be a disadvantage in life.

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  • Don’t Forget

    Meningococcal meningitis is not the only disease that can be vaccine preventable.

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  • Good Move

    Jeri Brooks Greenwell, a parent who lost a son to meningococcal meningitis,  spoke in support of a bill that would require the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education to adopt rules to mandate that students between ages 11 and 20 receive a meningococcal meningitis vaccine that largely prevents the […]

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  • Lucky Escape

    Matt Collino, then 19, was in his second month during his first year at university when he fell ill.

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  • Misdiagnosis

    Layla-Rose Ermenekli was rushed to A&E at the Royal Oldham Hospital by her mother Kirsty with a high temperature, headache and stomach ache. 

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