Posts Tagged: Meningitis

What is Meningitis ACWY? Meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) are rare but life-threatening infections. They are caused by several groups of meningococcal bacteria – the most common types are A, B, C, W and Y. Young people, children and babies are at the highest risk of catching meningococcal disease. Meningococcal bacteria can cause two serious…

Since 2009, Meningitis W infection has been on the rise among young people of 14 – 18 years? Outbreaks are commonly occuring in University and College student populations. If you’re heading off to University or College this September, read on to find out more about the disease and protect yourself by getting vaccinated with a…