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What you need to know about meningitis

RenГ©e Gray-Wilburn

What you need to know about meningitis

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Meningitis,
  • Treatment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Renee Gray-Willburn ; consultant, Marjorie J. Hogan, MD, University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatrician
    SeriesFact finders. Focus on health, Fact finders
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC376 .G74 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 pages
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27200503M
    ISBN 101491448326, 1491449004
    ISBN 109781491448328, 9781491449004
    LC Control Number2015006294
    OCLC/WorldCa904942575


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Frequently Asked Questions about Meningococcal Disease. Speak with your friends, family or GP and let them know how you feel if that’s right for you.

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The Bristol-based Meningitis Research Foundation has released a quiz to test people's knowledge of the deadly brain infection amid fears of a spike in cases over winter.