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TYPES OF MENINGITIS:

TARGET IDENTIFIED THAT PROTECTS BRAIN:

UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING MENINGITIS:

IMPACT OF PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE

WHY ARE BABIES MORE SUSCEPTIBLE

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS NEED FOR TEENAGE VACCINATION AGAINST MENINGITIS

IMMUNIZATION WITHOUT NEEDLES? A NEW PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE

Next generation pneumococcal vaccine progresses to clinical trials - See more at: http://www.meningitis.org/news-media/next-generation-pneumococcal-79213#sthash.EoJAdzSD.dpuf
NEXT GENERATION PNEUMOCOCCAL vACCINE IN CLINICAL TRIAL




“Together we can help raise awareness share knowledge and fund research in the hope that one day families will be spared the heartache of losing a loved one to this devastating disease.”
(MRF Newsletter April 21)


 

Signs/Symptoms of Meningitis:

  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stiff neck (Less common in young children)
  • Very sleepy
  • Dislike of bright lights
  • Confused
  • Rash (anywhere on the body, not present in all cases)
  • Seizures

  

 
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