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As we head towards 2030, people are adding their stories every day. So, whether you want to motivate and inspire others or want to read people’s experiences of meningitis and sepsis, you’ll find a story that resonates and reminds you that you are never alone.

Paul Hodgson's full story
  • Meningococcal
  • Adult 25-59
Paul Hodgson's story Paul Hodgson from Darlington in County Durham in the UK contracted meningitis as a baby, more than f...
Frank Rogers's full story
  • UK
  • GBS (Group B streptococcal)
  • Toddler 1-3
Frank Rogers's story Our son Frank was born in March 2017...

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Charlotte McGarry's full story
  • UK
  • Viral
  • Adult 25-59
Charlotte McGarry's story I was recently taken to A&E with severe head pain and having dislike to bright light, and stiff ...
Chris Almazan's full story
  • USA
  • Bacterial meningitis, Meningococcal
  • Adult 25-59
Chris Almazan's story Hello Meningitis Surviviors,  I am from America, but I am not so different from all of you in ...
Mark Porteous's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Adult 25-59
Mark Porteous's story So this time of year is always a beast for me. Do you want to know why? It’s not SAD, although...
Alan Barr's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • 60+
Alan Barr's story I had an operation for a rare brain type tumour called a acoustic nuroma which was a success...
Luke Mortimer's full story
  • UK
  • Other bacterial meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
  • Child 6-12
Luke Mortimer's story Thursday 12th December 2019 started like any other day, we awoke and started getting the boys ready ...
Sherhr Yaar's full story
  • Pakistan
  • Unknown meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
  • Teenager
Sherhr Yaar's story Shehryar has an elder brother and two sisters...
CoMO Member
Hamas Ahmad's full story
  • Pakistan
  • Viral
  • Teenager
Hamas Ahmad's story Hamas Ahmad (fourteen years old)   "Hamas Ahmad" belongs to a middle-class family....
CoMO Member
Louise Davies's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Adult 25-59
Louise Davies's story I contracted meningitis in March 1989 when I was only 19 years old...
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