Understanding Meningitis

Introduction Meningitis is a potentially life-threatening condition that affects the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It is characterized by inflammation of the meninges, which can lead to severe complications if not diagnosed and treated promptly. What is Meningitis? Meningitis is an infection that can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. The […]

Beware As Meningitis Season Begins

Beware As Meningitis Season Begins Just a mention of meningitis strikes fear into the heart of many parents. This fear is valid and even more so as we progress through what is now called ‘meningitis season’ from November until June. Cerebro-spinal meningitis (CSM) is an inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord […]