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Dad from Sunderland Cycling 11 Countries for MRF

27 September 2016

Dad from Sunderland Cycled 11 Countries


Freshers reminded to get their meningitis jab now

19 September 2016

Combating a deadly strain


Symptoms Awareness is Key during Meningitis Awareness Week

19 September 2016

Meningitis Awareness Week is a week of action to get people to think meningitis as we head towards autumn when cases begin to rise in the UK and Ireland.National Meningitis Awareness Week (19-25...


MenB vaccine success – first results from life-saving vaccine

05 September 2016

These early results are great news for families everywhere. This is the first real-world evidence that shows the national MenB immunisation programme for children under age one is effective and...


Study shows that more people carry meningitis bacteria than previously thought

04 September 2016

Study shows that more people carry meningitis bacteria than previously thoughtImproved detection of the bacteria that can cause meningitis discoveredPrevious studies have considerably underestimated...


Potential new test to rapidly detect serious bacterial infections including meningitis and septicaemia

01 September 2016

Meningitis Research Foundation is proud to have supported research that has led to the discovery of two genes that are switched either on or off depending on whether a child has a bacterial or viral...


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Caroline Holohan
Meningococcal disease
Meningococcal disease at Son was aged 20

After three days we had to take the horrendous decision to turn the machines off.

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