The second epidemic of meningitis

See also: When and where were the first epidemic of meningitis?

The second epidemic of meningitis, which occurred in the USSR twenty years later, in 1969-1973, at first glance was a new enigma for doctors.

After all, at this time, there were no major movements of the human masses on the territory of the country.

The places where were bacterial meningitis.

The places where were bacterial meningitis.

Why did the dangerous disease spread again across the country?

The cause of the unusual outbreak could be determined much later, in 1997, when scientists seriously became interested in the genome structure of the meningococcal varieties that caused meningitis epidemics in different countries of the world.

Statistics of the year, Viral meningitis

Statistics of the year, Viral meningitis

See also : Men suffer from meningitis much more often than women, why?

 

Article was written by  S.Zigunenko, from  «Densaulyk» journal.

   

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