How much meningitis is there in the world?

Meningitis affects
5 million people globally every year
1/10 people who get bacterial meningitis will die
2/10 people who get bacterial meningitis are left with an impairment like brain injury
Key data and meningitis estimates
A global vision for meningitis by 2030 and an action plan to get there.
A worldwide expert group raising awareness and helping prevent invasive meningococcal disease
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Claire Wright
Evidence and policy manager (prevention)

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