• Phillippine Cases

    Two toddlers, both girls were brought to Rogaciano M. Mercado Memorial Hospital (RMMMH) showing meningococcemia symptoms then transferred to San Lazaro Hospital in Manila where they died. Meningococcemia (blood infection) and meningitis are common types of meningococcal diseases caused by the Neisseria Meningitidis bacteria that could kill the affected within hours. Some of the symptoms […]

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  • Facts Please

    Bacterial meningitis also be called meningococcal meningitis is caused  by Neisseria meningitidis. There are different groups of N. meningitidis, and group B or MenB is the most common. Meningitis B infection can be spread by prolonged, close contact with an infected person and sharing saliva such as kissing, coughing, sneezing or sharing food, lipstick or […]

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  • Time is of the Essence

    South Australian mother Tiffany Henderson knows all too well how quickly meningococcal disease can become life-threatening.

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  • Parental Diagnosis

    A Western Australian woman died from meningococcal disease after she & parents thought she was only suffering from food poisoning.

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  • Soul Cycle

    Fellow cyclists at the Soul Cycle Studio in Larkspur, CA may have been exposed to meningococcal meningitis from one of their fellow cyclist who died from this deadly disease. 

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  • Down Under

      Matthew Wilkins, a promising student and beloved son, died suddenly from bacterial meningitis at age 18. 

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