Meningitis can kill and severely disable in hours.
If you are a student then meningitis matters to you.
As the second most at-risk group of contracting meningitis, after babies and toddlers, it is vital that you are aware of the symptoms of this deadly disease, and know about the life-saving vaccines that are available to you.
Students are at greater risk because the bacteria that causes life-threatening meningitis lives in:
- 1 in 10 of the general population
- 1 in 4 students
Causes and types of meningitis
MRF works with students to not only raise vital funds towards our goal of creating a world free from meningitis, but to raise awareness of this deadly disease. You'll see us at Fresher’s Fairs throughout the country.
We raise awareness to make sure that no one has to go through what Sharon has experienced: