epidemic meningitis


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epidemic meningitis

A term variously used for:
(1) Meningococcal meningitis (most commonly);
(2) Bacterial meningitis;
(3) Nonbacterial meningitides.
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Editorial: 100 years of epidemic meningitis in West Africa--has anything changed?
Defining an area at risk of epidemic meningitis in Africa.
Epidemic meningitis surveillance in the African meningitis belt, deciding on the most appropriate approach.
For several decades, epidemic meningitis has been a major health problem in the African meningitis belt.
We acknowledge the major contributions of the Meningitis Vaccine Project and their colleagues in the control of epidemic meningitis in Africa through the development of PsA-TT.