Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Meningitis is a kind of inflammation combined with an infection that usually occurs in the lining of the brain or spinal cord. This infection usually occurs due to virus and in some rare instances due to the meningococcal bacteria. Meningitis, if left untreated, may lead to grave consequences like mental retardation or death.

Preventive Measures For Meningitis Disease
Meningitis, especially the bacterial meningitis is an infectious disease and it is usually ransmitted through the nasal and oral secretions of the person affected by the meningococcal bacteria. Hence, by following some of the preventive measures like staying away from others’ oral and nasal secretions, and avoiding sharing of lipsticks, cigarettes, and eating and drinking vessels, we can stop spreading of this infection.

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