The World Health Organization warns of the spread of an epidemic disease in the brain: it causes severe neurological damage during the intensification of warnings of changes in the emerging corona virus and the feeling of anxiety and frequency about the re-spread of the virus and the high rates of infection with the virus again in the countries of the world The Corona virus has not become the only epidemic that threatens human life The feeling of concern raises, as the World Health Organization published a warning of the spread of an epidemic disease affecting the brain, with a death rate of 50%. In addition, the World Health Organization announced that the first discovery of this disease was in northeastern Congo, and 261 suspected cases have been recorded so far, and the number of deaths is 129.

The World Health Organization warns of the spread of an epidemic disease in the brain: causing severe neurological damage

Information about meningitis

  • The World Health Organization has published, through its official website, information about meningitis, which is a germ of a form of meningitis, a very dangerous disease that affects the lining of the brain. From infected, this disease can produce a variety of germs.
  • Neisseria meningitidis is considered the most dangerous type of germ that has the ability to cause a number of large-scale epidemics, and there are 12 types of Neisseria meningitidis that have been discovered that are capable of spreading many different epidemics.

How is the infection transmitted?

Meningitis or Neisseria meningitidis is transmitted through droplets of respiratory secretions or the throat and is transmitted through close or prolonged contact with the infected person, such as kissing, facing sneezing or coughing, or living next to the person and accompanying him, and this facilitates the spread of the disease to a large number of people.

The incubation period of the disease lasts from 4 days on average, while it ranges between 2 or 10 days

Symptoms of meningitis infection

  • Neck stiffness.
  • Increased body temperature.
  • Sensation of sensitivity to light.
  • feeling headache
  • vomiting.