The origins, kinds and processes of meningitis are more clearly distinguished, and referred each to its proper cause - for the most part bacterial.
Hannah had to have both of her legs and arms amputated after developing blood poisoning having caught meningitis when she was three years old.
The doctors didn't even know what was wrong with her, at first; it was later that they diagnosed meningitis.
If you suspect meningitis you must seek urgent medical assistance.
The organism sometimes invades localized areas of tissue, producing meningitis, infectious arthritis, conjunctivitis, cellulitis, epiglottitis, or inflammation of the membrane surrounding the heart.