Meningitis in your words

Matthew Saunders's story

  • Location: England
  • Categories: Pneumococcal
  • Age: Baby 0-1
  • Relationship: Self
  • Outcome: Recovery with after effects
  • After effects: Other
Matthew Saunders

I was seven weeks old when I contracted pneumococcal meningitis, the hospital said it was nothing but that was just risking my life. I survived it and I try to raise awareness.

Who knows what would happen if that one doctor who saved my life had not been born. I say thank you to him now.

Matthew Saunders
September 2013