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Cerebrospinal Meningitis, here are the facts

Neisseria meningitidis, are bacteria that live harmlessly in the noses and throat of about 15% of the general population. The carriage rate is even, much higher in adolescents and during epidemics. Why is Cerebrospinal Meningitis dangerous Meningococcal meningitis is associated with high fatality (up to 50% if untreated) and severe brain damage awaits 10% of those who survive the disease. Even when the disease is diagnosed and treated early, 1 out of 8 patients die, often within the first 2 days Early antibiotic treatment improves survival and reduce complications. Humans…

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