Meningococcal DiseaseUploader: Gakasa 1 years ago Subscribe 1
Meningitis is inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. Our public health services and hospitals, meeting the health care needs of local communities across South Australia. Invasive meningococcal infection is most common in babies and young children, and older teenagers and young adults, but infection can occur at any age. In Australia there are 5 main strains of the disease, all of which now have vaccinations available from your doctor. A person with meningococcal disease must be also be given an appropriate antibiotic to eliminate meningococci from their nose and throat in order to prevent spread to others. Healthy Sleep The importance of sleep and how to get a good sleep for better health Healthy communities Resources, ideas, tools and programs to help us make the places where we work and live healthier.