|Meningitis B is caused by the bacteria, Neisseria meningitidis Group B. There are several different types of this bacteria, but group B is responsible for 80% of cases of bacterial meningitis in the UK.
Meningitis B is a disease that causes inflammation to the covering of the brain and spinal cord, making it infected and swollen. It can also lead to blood poisoning (septicaemia).
SYMPTOMS OF MENINGITIS B INCLUDE:-
Fever, Vomiting, Headache, Stiff neck, Sensitivity to light, Confusion, Pinprick rash.
It is spread from person to person via droplets, such as sneezes and coughs.