Our livesaving work
Meningitis UK has a single focus – to stamp out all forms of meningitis and associated diseases. We fund pioneering reasearch into vaccines and other methods of preventing meningitis. Every week, six families face the sudden tragedy of losing a loved one to this devastating disease. We won't stop until everyone is protected against all forms of meningitis.
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Professor Christoph Tang, University of Oxford
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Aged 14 months
It was the 1st November in the early afternoon when my wife Gloria called me at the office of the road haulage business that we used to run, to say our little boy Spencer was not very well. He was not his usual self when he awoke from his midday sleep. Read the full story