Meningococcal disease is an illness caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis (or "Bacterial Meningitis"). It often causes meningitis but it can also cause bloodstream infections, pneumonia, joint infections, and other illness.
What Is Meningococcal Disease?
Fact sheet about meningococcal disease.
- Neisseria meningitidis ("Bacterial Meningitis") Common Questions and Answers
Frequently asked questions about Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcal disease).
- CDC Meningococcal
CDC general and technical information, as well as a list of MMWR articles.
Attention: Non-MDH link
- WHO Meningococcal
World Health Organization (WHO) information about the incidence of Meningococcal Disease around the world. Attention: Non-MDH link