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New clues point to why bacteria can turn lethal and cause meningitis

Researchers have found a clue as to why bacteria that often live harmlessly in the back of the nose and throat can turn lethal and cause meningitis.

New research helps shed light on the genes responsible for a shield-like capsule that could help protect some bacteria from our immune system.

Men B vaccine Offers 79 per cent Protection in Kids

Meningococcus group B, the most prevalent strain of meningococcal infection, is prevented with 79 per cent effectiveness in children and young adults inoculated with the 4CMenB vaccine, also known as Bexsero, according to a new collaborative study from researchers in Portugal and the UK and led by the University of Bristol which evaluated...

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Sarah’s Journey to Hell

It was August 2016 and I was 30 years old. I had reached the peak of my career when I landed my dream job travelling around Australia for work in aged care. I was happy. I was independent.  

I...

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