Things we should all know about meningitis

Things we should all know about meningitis

There have been so many reported tragedies relating to meningitis and the misdiagnosis of symptoms in recent years. We believe it is essential that everyone has a reminder about the symptoms of meningitis. What is meningitis? Meningitis is the swelling of the meninges. The meninges is the lining around the brain and spinal cord, caused mainly by germs entering the body. Anyone can get meningitis, anywhere, anytime although some people are at a higher risk. Young children are at higher risk of contracting meningitis as they do not have such a well-developed immune system. Other age groups can be at…