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what is meningitis

meningitis is a disease cause by a fungus and mostly infects children around the age of new born to 2 years old

how do you get meningitis-transmission

meningitis is transited by touching the mushroom or be in contact with people that have meningitis and trading body liquids with others that have the disease

symptoms of meningitis

in any one older then 2

  • sudden fever
  • stiff neck
  • sever headache
  • vomiting
  • seizures
  • sleepiness
  • thirst
  • skin rash

in newborns

  • high fever
  • constant crying
  • bulge on top of head
  • and the same as the 2 year olds

how to treat meningitis

to treat meningitis you will need to go immediately go to a hospital so they can give the sick antibiotics and treatment so the doctors will help them be better and useuly no sideaffects


if left untreated meningitis deaths 50% and 10 to 5 % die in the first 24 to 48 hours and 10 to 20% are left with problems like hearing loss and 0% death rate if treated


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to prevent meningitis your will need to stay away from mushrooms and stay away from infected people that have meningitis and ask your doctor for a vaccine

current events

there have been no main current events since about 2012 that i could find i was an out break


i dont know what to put here so Roos KL, Tyler KL (2012). Meningitis, encephalitis, brainabscess, and empyema. In DL Longo et al., eds., Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18th ed., vol. 2, pp. 3410-3434. New York: McGraw-Hi