Meningococcal disease

What is Meningococcal disease?

Meningococci causes pneumonia,septic arthritis and pericarditis.Meningococcal Disease occurs worldwide as isolated cases,institution or community-based outbreaks ,and large epidemics.Despite effective antibiotics and partially effective vaccines , Nesseria meningitidis is still a leading global cause of meningitis and rapidly fatal sepsis , often in otherwise healthy individuals.

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my dad 83 yrs old usually healthy as a horse and still chops his own wood gardens 10 acres recently 4days ago had neck pain headache which turned...

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