If you wake up with symptoms of fever, headache, vomiting, stomach cramps after a night of big drinking, you might mistake it for a hangover, or something less serious. Or it could be meningitis!
Students run the risk of not seeking help for this sometimes deadly infection until it’s too late. Seek medical help if you or a friend is ill and getting worse. Claire Wright, Head of Insights and Policy at Meningitis Research Foundation, said: “Meningitis can kill healthy people within hours and in the early stages is difficult to distinguish. Trust your instinct.” Ensure that you are protected by getting you meningitis vaccines.
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