How much meningitis is there in the world?

affects more than 2.5m people globally each year
1/10 die as a result
2/10 left with an impairment like brain injury or amputation
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
Our Director of Communications explores the risk of climate change in relation to meningitis.
Give researchers the clues to help defeat meningitis
Give researchers the clues to help defeat meningitis
£160/€190/$214 decodes the genetic information in a sample of meningococcal bacteria. This information helps us to track new forms of meningitis and campaign to introduce new vaccines.
Claire Wright
Evidence and policy manager (prevention)

Hello I'm Claire.

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