Meningitis Archives | South Shore Women's and Children's Hospital

Tag: Meningitis

What is Meningitis?
Post

What is Meningitis?

Meningitis is an inflammation of the covering of the brain and spinal cord (otherwise known as the meninges). Currently, there is an outbreak of meningococcal infection i.e meningitis caused by the ‘C Strain’ of Neisseria meningitides. This outbreak has caused a lot of reduced quality of life and death. Recently, WHO reported a total of...