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Meningitis (meningococcal disease)

Warning!

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.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. March 2014

Page reference: 334593

Review key: HIMGD-49770