Meningitis

Meningitis:
Inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord.
Viral or bacterial. Viral meningitis is contagious, and becomes more virulent as it spreads.

Clinical features:
Fever, sweating, chills, headache, irritability, eyes sensitive to light, stiff neck, vomiting, confusion, lethargy, may have sore throat, may have red skin rash.

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