A closeup view of a microscope taking a look at a slide meningitis causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the Mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Oct. 12, 2012 in Atlanta. Meningitis is a swelling of the protective membranes of the spinal cord and brain caused by an infection. Symptoms include nausea, fever, stiff neck, vomiting and sensitivity to light. The CDC’s website says the illness is “very serious and can be deadly.” The bacteria is spread through airborne droplets.
A closeup view of a microscope taking a look at a slide meningitis causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the Mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Oct. 12, 2012 in Atlanta. Meningitis is a swelling of the protective membranes of the spinal cord and brain caused by an infection. Symptoms include nausea, fever, stiff neck, vomiting and sensitivity to light. The CDC’s website says the illness is “very serious and can be deadly.” The bacteria is spread through airborne droplets. Pouya Dianat AP
A closeup view of a microscope taking a look at a slide meningitis causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the Mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Oct. 12, 2012 in Atlanta. Meningitis is a swelling of the protective membranes of the spinal cord and brain caused by an infection. Symptoms include nausea, fever, stiff neck, vomiting and sensitivity to light. The CDC’s website says the illness is “very serious and can be deadly.” The bacteria is spread through airborne droplets. Pouya Dianat AP

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