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Tuesday is World Meningitis Awareness Day. Amy Purdy, a model, actress and champion snowboarder, speaks with Mutsumi Takahashi about the effect the disease has had on her body.

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Michael Longo was just 19 years old when he woke up at home one Saturday morning with flu-like symptoms and a pain in his side. Within hours, he was unconscious.

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The disease can look harmless at first, mimicking flu symptoms. But meningitis usually worsens quickly and the bacterial infection can kill or leave those who survive with lifelong complications…

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As the Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (CoMO) Paris Conference 2011 got underway on Oct. 1st, one thing was unmistakably clear, sharing stories of loved ones indiscriminately cut down by…

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New Meningitis Vaccine Will Save Thousands Of Lives In Africa Medical News

Today 29 Nov 2010 The Health Protection Agency (HPA) in England had a major role in the development of a vaccine that…

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Mike Maxwell Memorial Road Hockey Tournament Inspires Hope 

In life, Mike Maxwell had a passion for the game of road hockey. That passion was fully realized when he played alongside his friends…

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As I proudly watched via webcast recently Waterloo Liberal MPP Leeanna Pendergast introduce, during Second Reading, Bill 2 the Meningitis Awareness Day Act in the Ontario Legislature – I could not…

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Bill 2, Meningitis Awareness Day Act, 2010 Passes Second Reading An Act to proclaim April 24 in each year as Meningitis Awareness Day

Leeanna Pendergast, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, tabled for…

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Advanced vaccine guards against lethal meningitis

On April 24, 2007, 15-year-old Brodie Campbell’s flu-like symptoms worsened during the night, and his parents took him to the hospital. One thing…