Diseases and ConditionsMeningitis
Pediatric Diseases and ConditionsInflammatory and Infectious Neurological Disorders
Meningitis in Children
Meningitis is an infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Both viruses and bacteria cause meningitis. Bacterial meningitis can be life-threatening; viral meningitis seldom is. Learn more about bacterial meningitis through this quiz.