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But just 5 years after an affordable meningitis A vaccine was introduced, its use has led to the control and near elimination of deadly meningitis A disease in the African meningitis belt extending all over the continent from Senegal to Ethiopia.
At Meningitis Now we want to hear about these experiences, so we can improve how we help.
Milley, local parents and survivors want to talk about it, because it's World Meningitis Day and National Infant Immunization Week.
Meningitis, she explained, is an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain or the spinal cord and is a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to permanent brain damage, neurological problems and even death.
Meningitis and septicaemia are notoriously difficult to diagnose and can kill in hours.
Bacterial meningitis is fatal in roughly one in ten cases, whereas viral meningitis is more common, but is only fatal in very exceptional circumstances.
Hearing loss is the most common after-effect of meningitis.
Meningitis UK is fighting back against all forms of meningitis-related disease.
Meningitis causes inflammation of the membranes that protect the brain and spinal cord.
Everyone at Meningitis UK was touched to read that Parc Golf Club golfers raised PS5,000 from their annual charity day towards the For Luca appeal to buy the boy prosthetic legs.
Charity Meningitis Trust has developed an excellent free mobile app with symptoms to watch out for - download it at www.