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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MENINGITIS?

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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Meningitis is a frightening illness, but arming yourself with some knowledge will help you realize it's preventable and will help you raise awareness. Here are some resources from area doctors and national health organizations.

Our article about Nick Springer, who contracted meningitis while attending sleep-away camp, and the challenges he and his family faced because of the disease. “He had last rites in the hospital,” says Nick's father. “They didn’t think he was going to make it.”


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