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Thursday 22nd August 2019

Meningitis Articles


Rapid test for meningitis should speed up diagnosis

30th August 2017

A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new test for meningitis.

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Meningitis vaccine uptake low

16th August 2017

Nurses warn school-leavers are putting themselves at risk by not taking up offer to be vaccinated against meningitis.

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Students urged to get meningitis W vaccine

17th August 2016

Public Health England have urged young people starting university or college this autumn to get vaccine against meningitis.

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Meningitis vaccine programme a success

10th November 2015

Experts say a mass meningitis A vaccine programme in Africa has been a 'stunning success'.

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Ebola caused meningitis

22nd October 2015

Ebola nurse developed meningitis.

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Vaccine plan for meningitis

13th March 2015

Public Health England has announced teenagers will soon be vaccinated against meningitis.

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Youngest ever cochlear implant in the UK

8th April 2014

A baby has become the youngest in the UK to have cochlear implants.

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Lasers used in meningitis tests

12th February 2014

New test developed by scientists at Strathclyde University to speed up bacterial meningitis diagnosis.

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Meningitis B vaccine rejected

24th July 2013

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation says meningitis B vaccine is not cost-effective and should not be adopted by the NHS.

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4-year-old girl dies from 'meningitis'

11th February 2013

Investigation is underway after 4-year-old girl with suspected meningitis is sent home.

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