Meningitis

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History of the disease

  • the disease start in Geneva Switzerland 1661 and continued 1666 all away thought to 2010.
  • In 2010 the disease had affect 11- and 12 year old kids in north American.
  • The particularly in Africa and Asia Meningitis causes thousands of deaths a year.
  • Meningitis is a killer plague that affects many lives because it very contagious according to CDC,Center of disease control and Prevention, Bacterial Meningitis is worse than Viral Meningitis.

ways it transmitted


  • It easily transmitted by sharing bodily fluids; such as , Kissing ,Sneezing ,Or coughing.
  • furthermore,Viral meningitis occurs more frequently in children and adults under the age of 30.
  • Meningitis cause 64 deaths out of 751 infected people.
  • fungal Meningitis is found in the southwestern part of the U.S. and, central and South America.
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The vaccine for meningitis

  • A vaccine is available and recommended for children between the age 11-18.
  • it has caused 500 deaths in 4100 reported cases in 2003-2007.
  • For instance early diagnose and treatment are essential to prevent neurological damage because parasitic destroys brain tissue
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