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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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Cristina Regojo's full story
  • Spain
  • Bacterial meningitis
Cristina Regojo's story cuando tenía 4 años me puse muy malita y me llevaron al hospital porque el hijo de mi cuidadora acab...
CoMO Member
Matthew Cashbaugh's full story
  • USA
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Adult 25-59
Matthew Cashbaugh's story Spouse’s story: We started off the week on our annual family cruise. We normally ...
Leanne Smith's full story
  • UK
  • Bacterial meningitis, Viral
Leanne Smith's story Social media influencer and mum of two, Leanne Smith, also known as Busy...
Amelie Severn's full story
  • UK
  • Viral
  • Baby 0-1
Amelie Severn's story Amelie was only three weeks old when we got the diagnosis and I remember just feeling numb and in di...
Melanie Heidenreich's full story
  • Europe
  • Pneumococcal
  • Toddler 1-3
Melanie Heidenreich's story Mein Name ist Melanie Heidenreich aus Gießen – Mittelhessen in Deutschland. Ich bin Mutter von...
Nathan  Borg's full story
  • Australia
  • Viral
  • Baby 0-1
Nathan Borg's story Neighbours actor, Nathan Borg, lost his hearing after contracting meningitis at just three months ol...
Cheryl Bernadine Repko's full story
  • USA
  • Viral
  • 60+
Cheryl Bernadine Repko's story In 1985 i was a happy, single lawyer in washington, d...
Irene Lopez's full story
  • Spain
  • Bacterial meningitis
Irene Lopez's story On September 14th 2012, I was 29 years old. T...
CoMO Member
Annie Mae 's full story
  • Unknown meningitis and septicaemia (sepsis) type
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