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Knowing the signs and symptoms of meningitis is more important than ever during the winter months as cases tend to peak at this time of the year, according to ACT for Meningitis, the Irish charity for meningitis awareness and support.
ACT for Meningitis, the Irish charity for meningitis awareness, is issuing a warning as children and students go back to school and college this September.
Up to 2.6 million adults in Ireland are risking death with the mistaken belief that the main symptom of meningitis is a rash. As the country finds itself in the peak season for the devastating disease, national charity the Meningitis Trust is campaigning to stop this deadly misconception.
A Galway mum who lost her daughter to meningitis has been chosen by Vodafone for its ‘World of Difference’ programme – paying for her to volunteer for her chosen charity, the Meningitis Trust, for three months.
A local man has enlisted a 100-strong team of family, friends and colleagues to take part in this year’s Galway marathon in aid of the Meningitis Trust.
A Kilkenny woman is sharing her harrowing story about a time when she contracted meningitis, to highlight Meningitis Awareness Week, which is taking place until Sunday next.
A walk and fun day in memory of a four-year-old child who died from meningitis will take place in Oranmore village on Saturday June 27 at 2pm.
Meningitis Research Foundation is launching The Book of Experience online at www.meningitis.org, which presents a unique picture of the way that meningitis and septicaemia have affected individuals, families, and whole communities in Ireland and the UK.