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The first vaccine which protects against meningitis B should be included in the national immunisation programme, a leading meningitis organisation said this week.
A case of meningitis has been identified in a crèche in Castepollard, it was confirmed this week.
A 46-year-old city man undergoing treatment in the United States for a condition he contracted abroad is to benefit from a major fundraiser being held tonight (Thursday) at 8.30pm at Crowe’s Bar in Bohermore.
A meningitis awareness charity is urging people to be on the alert for the condition which is more common during winter.
More than 500 boys and girls will take part in a 12 hour sponsored soccer marathon in Oranmore later this month to raise funds for local charities.
A national meningitis charity is urging people to be aware of the symptoms of the condition. There is at least one case of the infection each day in Ireland.
Three Galway people who have experienced the devastation caused by meningitis have joined forces with Connacht rugby captain John Muldoon to highlight the importance of support following a diagnosis.
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.
National charity Meningitis Research Foundation is endeavouring to dispel a meningitis myth to raise awareness of the disease and help save lives this summer. Many people believe meningitis and septicaemia — the blood poisoning form of the disease — can only be contracted during the winter months, when people are more susceptible to illness, however these diseases can strike anyone, of any age, at any time.
New babies are set to benefit from a new childhood immunisation schedule recommended by the Royal College of Physicians, according to local Fianna Fail TD Frank Fahey.