Were you looking for information about Meningitis? Menengitis is a common misspelling of meningitis.
Meningitis is a serious infection that occurs in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection, but can also be caused by a fungal infection, some types of cancer, or lupus. Common symptoms of meningitis include high fever, stiff neck, and headache. Various types of antibiotics are currently available to treat the infection. If left untreated, bacterial meningitis can be fatal.
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