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  • Meningitis for Teens


    You may be wondering what the deal is with meningitis because you've heard frightening stuff about meningitis outbreaks in the news.

  • Meningitis (para Adolecentes) Para Adolescentes


    La meningitis puede ser una infección seria y puede ser contagiosa— y esta es la razón principal por la que es noticia cuando se sospecha que hay un brote de la enfermedad. En cualquier caso, suelen ser raros.

  • Meningitis (para Padres) Para Padres


    Si se inicia el tratamiento rápidamente, la meningitis se puede resolver de una forma satisfactoria. Por lo tanto, es importante que su hijo reciba las vacunas ordinarias, que usted sepa identificar los signos y los síntomas de la meningitis.

  • Meningitis for Parents


    Meningitis is treatable, but can be serious. So it's important to know the symptoms, and get medical care right away if you think that your child has the illness.

  • Word! Meninigitis for Kids


    The meninges cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis happens when the meninges swell or get irritated.

  • Your Child's Immunizations: Meningococcal Vaccines for Parents


    Find out when and why your child needs to get this vaccine.

  • Word! Spinal Tap for Kids


    A spinal tap is an important test for diagnosing illnesses, such as meningitis.

  • Hib Disease (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) for Parents


    Hib disease can cause serious illnesses like meningitis and pneumonia. To protect kids from this bacterial infection, they should receive the Hib vaccine as infants.

  • ¿Qué es el virus Powassan? (para Padres) Para Padres


    El virus Powassan se puede contagiar a los seres humanos a través de picaduras de garrapatas infectadas, al igual que la enfermedad de Lyme.

  • First Aid: Stiff Neck for Parents


    A stiff neck is usually nothing to worry about. In rare cases, it can be a sign of something serious. Here's what to do about a stiff neck.