cerebrospinal fever

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Noun1.cerebrospinal fever - meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
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The 32-year-old was treated at New Cross Hospital for just under a fortnight with meningococcal meningitis when he was younger.
The father-of-four's life was turned upside down when he contracted meningococcal meningitis in 2010 and had his arms and legs amputated - but the charity LimbPower, which has received over PS400,000 of National Lottery funding since 2013, soon helped him back on to his new prosthetic feet
Committee chairman Dr Ibrahim Farooq urged pilgrims to get vaccined against associated meningococcal meningitis and seasonal flu in particular.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has urged all citizens and residents who want to perform hajj pilgrimage this year to take vaccination against meningococcal meningitis and seasonal influenza (flu) before travelling.
Parents Magda and Adam Jarczak shared heartbreaking pictures of 18-year-old Patryk after he was diagnosed with Meningococcal meningitis, a rare but serious bacterial infection.
We read with interest the article entitled 'Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in a Patient with Meningococcal Meningitis', published in the January 2018 issue of the Oman Medical Journal.
The National Meningitis Association (NMA) today announced the launch of a new educational initiative about the importance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommended second dose of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine for adolescents at age 16.
Meningococcal meningitis is an uncommon, but potentially life-threatening disease, and our adolescents are at an increased risk.
Although the disease is not highly contagious, the Department of Health (DOH) warned that meningococcal meningitis can kill in a matter of hours.
The latest a person can get the vaccination done is ten days prior to the date of their pilgrimage, and it includes vaccines against Meningococcal meningitis and seasonal flu.
The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) on Friday (March 16) urged the public to pay attention to hand hygiene and maintain proper indoor ventilation following the death of a two-year-old girl from meningococcal meningitis on Tuesday.