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Meningococcal meningitis

Meningococcal meningitis is a rare but potentially devastating disease which can strike anyone, anywhere in the world. 1
Fortunately, most cases can be prevented through vaccination. 1,3
At Sanofi Pasteur, we believe in a world where no one should suffer or die from this vaccine preventable disease. 1,2

Meningitis mainly affects children under five, adolescents and young adults
This disease can lead to severe complications and even death
There are differents types of bacteria that can cause meningitis
The need to better understand meningococcal meningitis
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The need to better understand meningococcal meningitis

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References

  1. WHO. Meningococcal meningitis. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/meningococcal-meningitis Accessed February 2021.
  2. ECDC. Factsheet about meningococcal disease. Available at: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/meningococcal-disease/factsheet Accessed February 2021.
  3. Meningitis Research Foundation. What are meningitis and septicaemia. Available at: https://www.meningitis.org/meningitis/what-is-meningitis Accessed February 2021.
  4. Sanofi Pasteur (2020). Meningococcal Disease in Europe: A Rare but Devastating Disease.