Print this topic

HealthInfo Canterbury

Meningitis (meningococcal disease)

Warning!

See this media release from the Canterbury DHB about recent cases of meningococcal disease in Canterbury.

Meningitis can kill. Early treatment is essential. If you think that you or your child has any of the symptoms listed below seek medical help immediately.

Symptoms of meningitis in babies

A baby with meningitis might have just some of these symptoms.

Symptoms of meningitis in older children and adults

Someone with meningitis might have just some of these symptoms.

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. March 2014

Page reference: 49770

Review key: HIMGD-49770