A Lincolnshire mum, Anna Miller, claimed son’s meningitis rash on his back was ‘dismissed’ as a viral infection. (more…)
Teenagers are a high risk group of contracting Meningococcal Meningitis but new data released shows low awareness of meningitis & vaccines among UK teenagers.
According to a new research from GSK’s Tackle Meningitis campaign, in partnership with former England Rugby player, Matt Dawson, and backed by UK charities Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis…
Matt Collino, then 19, was in his second month during his first year at university when he fell ill. (more…)
This is the first combination vaccine for meningococcal A, C, W and Y, to receive TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administrations) approval in Australia for use in babies aged two months…
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.
This letter sent by Rose A. Kwett, founder of MAK – Meningitis Awareness Key to prevention raising awareness about meningococcal meningitis. (more…)
There are about 1,000 to 2,000 thousand cases of meningococcal disease are reported per year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
High school seniors in the School District of Philadelphia must get an additional dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine. (more…)
Montgomery County, Maryland is requiring students entering seventh grade to get MCV4 (meningococcal meningitis) & other vaccines. (more…)