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This website provides information on Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD), inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord caused by meningococcal bacteria, which can lead to blood poisoning (septicaemia). Where the term meningitis is used in this website it refers to IMD caused by meningococcal bacteria.

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Meningitis can be fatal
in 24 hours1. The clock
will count down from
24 seconds. Can you
answer all correctly?

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Which of these behaviours can increase your risk of getting meningitis1,2:



kissing



sharing someone’s drink or cigarette



hanging out in crowded areas



all of the above

Quick Quiz

The chances of carrying meningococcal bacteria peak at up to 1 in 5 in which age group8:



infants



children under 5



adolescents and young adults



the elderly

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Which of the following is true about meningitis?



people vaccinated as infants are fully protected.



students living in dorms in university are not at risk.



by age 21, you are too old to get meningitis.



adolescents and young adults can consider getting vaccinated against the most common bacteria causing meningitis3, 6

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Meningitis can be hard to diagnose in the early stages but can be fatal in 24 hours1,5.



true



false

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You can help prevent meningitis by:



living in a bubble



trying not to breathe around others



moving to a desert island



making sure you are vaccinated

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