Meningococcus

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Signs and symptoms

  • High fever
  • Severe headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • General feeling of illness
  • Red marks or tiny pin-size, hemorrhages or bruises on the skin

Possible complications

  • Permanent brain damage
  • Amputation of hands or feet (10% to 15% of persons infected with serogroup C)
  • Death (10% to 15% of persons infected with serogroup C)

Available vaccines

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Last update: October 22, 2015 11:17 AM

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