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meningitis & septicaemia can kill in hours!

People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

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After effects a decade on?

Posted by Jenny Malone on 16 July 2012

Hi My son had meningicoccal meningitis at age 4 and is now almost 14. I am just finding out through this website that his learning difficulties are likely a result of his illness. He also seems to take forever to get over colds and other small ailments, he has aches and pains and seems to crash and burn after exercise. Sometimes he ends up in bed for days with fatigue and has even lost feeling in his legs after a cold only to return 48 hours later. I am wondering if there is a link with chronic fatigue and meningitis? I also would like to...

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Advice please

Posted by Laura on 23 June 2012

Hi, Three weeks ago my father was diagnosed with pneumoccal meningitis and got strep A from an ear infection. he was in intensive care for 8 days , then a hgih dependency unit and he is now on a medical ward. He is beginning to recognise family members but is very confused and disorientated and unsteady on his feet.he does not seem to be aware that he is in hospital adn what has happened to him. he has little appetite and is sleeping a lot at present. he is also getting some bad headaches. Before the meningitis he was a fit and healthy...

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Action Meningitis Gets Started in Malawi

Posted by Sara Marshall on 11 June 2012

Action Meningitis, our pilot initiative in Africa, has launched its first phase and I had the opportunity to visit Blantyre, Malawi for a week.

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