Thursday, August 19, 2010

Meningitis Vaccines

Beside other rumor about vaccines that can causes other diseases like on MMR vaccines, but meningitis is different kind of vaccines that have important role on bacteria diseases prevention.  Meningitis is an infection diseases of fluid on surrounding of the brain and the spinal cord. Meningococcal disease also causes blood infections.

As the history in US have about 2600 people get meningococcal diseases each year and 10 to 5 percent of these people are died, in spite of treatment with antibiotics. While who are live, another 11 to 9 percent lose their arms or legs, become deaf, have problems with their nerves systems.

If there is a people who infect by this bacteria, then be treated with drugs such as penicilin. About one of ten people who get the disease dies from it, and many others are affected for life. To prevent from this disease, people who reach the age of about 2 to 11 will get meningoal vaccines to avoid of getting meningoal diseases. For childrean who just bird will get a vaccination schedule to avoid from many kind of diseases.

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