Inflammation of the meninges of the brain and the spinal cord, characterized by fever, vomiting, intense headache, stiff neck and in some cases a rash.
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Information on identifying, treating and preventing meningitis, meningococcal septicaemia and meningococcal disease. Also includes details of the charity's research and support services.
Meningitis Research Foundation
Information about meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia provided by the charity. Includes information on symptoms, diagnosis, after effects, scientific research and on support for those who have experienced the disease.
The Meningitis Files
The BBC offers a guide to the disease, issues it raises for the health service and the science employed to defeat it. (January 31, 2000)
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