• Rapid Onset

    A 22-year-old boy from Castelfranco Veneto, died of¬†meningococcal meningitis serotype B. It started from rhinitis and nosebleeds, progressing to low-grade fever, headache, marked fatigue, vomiting. He got worse overnight with ¬†difficulty breathing, pain and weakness in the lower limbs and spots on the trunk and face. He was taken immediately to the emergency room and […]

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  • Invasive Disease

    In Australia, there are 13 different types of meningococcal with the most common being types B and W. A 20-year-old man from regional South Australia died after being diagnosed with the serotype B strain of invasive meningococcal disease. Then just last week, a seven-year girl was diagnosed with the W strain of the disease remains […]

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