Archive for the Tag 'meningitis'

Meningitis; what is it? What to watch for!

What is it? Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining that covers the brain and spinal cord.  It is caused by bacterial or viral infections.  The bacterial form can be fatal and causes serious long term health complications – especially if not treated early. How do you get it? Close contact is needed to pass […]

Watch out for your mates…. Tales of Meningitis

  “I was revising in the library for my last exam, getting excited to go home for the summer when I felt a rush of shiver run through me. I got a headache, felt sick and cold.  My headachegot worse as the day went on and I was so tired.  My friend lent me his […]