From time to time we hear on the news about cases of Meningitis in College campuses.
What exactly is Meningitis and what causes it?
Meningococcal Meningitis is a serious illness caused by bacteria that results in swelling of the membranes covering the brain. Due to the tight living space in college dorms, Meningococcal Meningitis is common on college campuses.
Meningococcal Meningitis epidemics are most common during the spring and winter.
About 100 to 125 college kids become sick with meningitis each year. If you are living in college dorms, you can protect yourself with a simple meningococcal meningitis vaccination is recommended.
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