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Meningococcal infections

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Meningococcal infection | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease is caused by a bacterial infection and can lead to serious illness. It is uncommon in NSW, and occurs more often in winter and spring. Infants, small children, adolescents and young adults are most at risk. Early treatment is vital.

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Meningococcal disease - myDr.com.au

Meningococcal disease: who gets it and what are the symptoms? Also, what causes this disease and how to prevent it.

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Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease can be life-threatening. The disease is a result of a bacterial infection of the blood and/or the membranes that line the spinal cord and brain.

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Meningococcal disease: information for travellers - myDr.com.au

Find out whether you need to be vaccinated against certain strains of meningococcal disease before travelling overseas.

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Brain Foundation | Meningococcal Disease

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Pneumococcal infection - including symptoms, treatment and prevention :: SA Health

Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal pneumonia is a serious lung infection which can be fatal, especially in the elderly or infants

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Bacterial infections - NT.GOV.AU

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Hajj Travel Advice - Factsheets

Hajj pilgrims can reduce their risk of illness and injury through simple precautions. Meningococcal (A/C/Y/W135) vaccination is required for Hajj pilgrims. Pilgrims should take precautions against MERS coronavirus infection.

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Chlamydia (genital) - including symptoms, treatment and prevention :: SA Health

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Australia and for men and women infection may lead to infertility if untreated

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