Protected from Meningococcal Disease (Meningitis)?
According to WebMD, Meningitis is inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. There are many different forms of meningitis -- fungal, viral, and bacterial.
Bacterial meningitis also called meningococcal disease, is the most serious form.
Infants, teens, and young adults have the highest rates of meningococcal disease in the United States.