Spoiler alert: it's probably mono.
Cases of meningitis W are rising, and Freshers Week is a particularly risky time for young people who haven't been vaccinated against the disease.
There are not enough vaccines to extend the programme to children aged between 13 months and 2 years old before meningitis season in December, a government committee has said.
Here's how she went from a seven-month hospital stay to becoming a paralympic athlete in three years.
Following the biggest government petition in history, two charities are asking parliament to adopt a 10-point action plan to tackle meningitis B.
Difficult bacteria have made the meningitis B vaccine expensive. Now, hundreds of thousands of people have signed a record-breaking petition asking for it to be made available to all children up to age 11 anyway.
A petition is calling for the meningitis B vaccine to be given to all children after images of a toddler who died from the disease went viral. Warning: You may find some of the images in this post distressing.
The World Health Organization is celebrating the "stunning success" of a meningitis A vaccine.
Today's the day the teddy bears have their picnic.
After a young, gay lawyer dies, a community wonders how vigilant it needs to be.
When meningitis took all four limbs, Pedro Pimenta responded with strength and determination. Here's his story, captured only in pictures.