Meningitis: A Rare But Serious Condition

There is a certain protective layer on the brain and spinal cord. The acute inflammation of these layers is known as Meningitis. Since it affects the brain and spinal cord, it can be life threatening, hence this condition is classified as a medical emergency. Meningitis is a notifiable disease as of 2010 approximately 420,000 deaths were estimated due to meningitis. Here we are going to discuss the types of meningitis and its symptoms with special focus on bacterial meningitis its causes, prevalence and treatment. Continue Reading