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Adult with meningococcal disease

The Department of Health today reported that an adult has been diagnosed with meningococcal serogroup W disease and is currently recovering in hospital.

Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, life-threatening illness caused by a bacterial infection of the blood and/or the membranes that line the spinal cord and brain, and occasionally...

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Don’t assume it’s coronavirus – it might be meningitis

THE charity Meningitis Now is urging young people off to university or the world of work this autumn not to assume it’s COVID-19 if they feel ill – it might be meningitis.

With A-level results just out, thousands of young people are contemplating their next steps. The charity is concerned...

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SA delivers game-changing vaccine research

A large-scale study involving tens of thousands of South Australians has been recognised globally as a landmark piece of research about meningococcal B disease, carriage and immunisation.

Led by the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute, the results of the landmark “B Part of It” study were published in the New England...

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