bacterial meningitis

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    What is bacterial meningitis?

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    Imagine the worst migraine you’ve ever had. Now add achy muscles, a stiff neck, vomiting and a fever. While this sounds like a bad...
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    Understanding the meningitis vaccine

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    Many Americans are unaware of vaccines that prevent two out of the three most common types of meningococcal disease. These vaccines...
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    Bacterial vs. viral meningitis

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    Meningitis occurs when the membranes (meninges) surrounding the brain and spinal cord become infected and inflamed. Both the viral...
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    What is meningitis?

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    Meningitis, aka spinal meningitis, is an inflammation of the meninges -- the system of membranes that surround and protect the...
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    Symptoms of meningitis

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    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...