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Meningitis (all types)

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Meningitis is an infection of the meninges, the thin lining around the brain and spinal cord.  Meningitis can be caused by bacteria or viruses. While some forms of meningitis are mild and resolve without treatment, meningitis can be potentially life-threatening. Prompt medical assessment is necessary.

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Last updated: 11/11/2015 4:03:12 PM