Kai was a young, healthy student who showed tremendous potential. In less than 30 hours, meningitis B claimed his life. Read Kai’s story.
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Know The Facts
- Meningitis B can strike fast without warning, and 1 in every 10 people who contract the illness will die.
- Post-secondary students are 5 times more likely to get meningitis B.
- Meningitis B is the most lethal strain of meningitis, and although there is a vaccine available, you are unlikely to have been immunized against the B strain.
- Meningitis B symptoms manifest rapidly and are frequently misdiagnosed as the flu. Know the warning signs.