Meningitis prevalence

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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    Prevalence is defined as the number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time per 100,000 people. Meningitis is a disease caused by inflammation of the meninges, the protective membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord, and is typically caused by an infection in the cerebrospinal fluid. Symptoms include headache, fever, stiff neck, and sometimes seizures.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange