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Viral Meningitis

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Viral meningitis – Definition

The brain and spinal cord are encased by layers of tissue. These layers are called the meninges. Certain viruses can cause an infection in these layers. This is called viral meningitis.

Some types of viral meningitis can be less serious than bacterial meningitis.

Bacterial Meningitis

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(Spinal Meningitis)

Bacterial meningitis – Definition

The brain and spinal cord are covered by layers of tissue. These layers are called the meninges. Certain bacteria can cause an infection in these layers. This is called bacterial meningitis.

It is a serious infection that can cause death within hours. Quick diagnosis and treatment is vital.