Meningitis is an infection of the brain and its surrounding membranes. The symptoms of meningitis are often non-specific and this makes it dangerously hard to detect. However, the disease is highly preventable through immunisation.
Follow Dr Yong Junina Fadzil as she recounts the day she lost a patient to meningitis and explains how you can help prevent the disease from spreading by identifying its early signs. Dr Yong also highlights vaccines that help prevent the disease.