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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.

Seema Jaswal's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Teenager
Seema Jaswal's story TV presenter Seema Jaswal contracted meningitis at the age of 16, while she was studying for her A-L...
Andrea Lanfri's full story
  • Italy
  • Other bacterial meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
Andrea Lanfri's story Photo credit: Ilaria CarielloItalian athlete, rock climber and adventurer, Andrea Lanfri, lost both ...

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Hayley Tamaddon's full story
  • UK
  • Viral
  • Adult 25-59
Hayley Tamaddon's story Actress, Hayley Tamaddon, famous for her roles in Emmerdale and Eastenders, contracted meningitis fo...
Erin Lamond 's full story
  • UK
  • Escherichia coli (E. Coli)
Erin Lamond 's story My daughter contracted ecoli meningitis at 10 days old...
Susan Goto's full story
  • UK
  • Unknown meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
  • Baby 0-1
Susan Goto's story I was diagnosed with meningitis just before my first birthday 69 years ago, I was very lucky my Gp recognised the symptoms, the only after effects I have is I am deaf in one ear
Alistair 's full story
  • Bacterial meningitis
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Alice 's full story
  • Bacterial meningitis
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Ollie 's full story
  • Escherichia coli (E. Coli)
  • Baby 0-1
Ollie 's story
Bright 's full story
  • Malawi
  • Meningococcal
  • Young child 3-5
Bright 's story