Meningitis is a bacterial infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). It is the inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. They can become inflamed when an infection occurs in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) surrounding these membranes. Other things such as medications, tumours, and chemical exposure can also… Read More Meningitis

Listeria (Listeriosis) – A Disease Caused by Food

Listeriosis, a serious infection usually caused by eating food contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, is an important public health problem.  Listeria (Listeriosis) is the name of a bacteria found in soil and water and some animals, including poultry and cattle. It can be present in raw milk and foods made from raw milk. It… Read More Listeria (Listeriosis) – A Disease Caused by Food