meningitis in children
meningitis in children

With the Meningitis epidemic currently ravaging several parts of Nigeria, here are 6 important tips you should know about meningitis in children.

Boosting your immune system is a sure way to prevent your susceptibility to illness including meningitis. In addition, a good personal hygiene can also guard against contacting meningitis in children and adults.

Here are 6 important tips you should know when it comes to preventing meningitis in children.


1-Give your child foods that are rich in vegetables and fruits.

2-Ensure that your children get adequate naps during the day and at night.

3-Practice good hygiene, teach your children to do it and encourage them as well to wash their hands before and after eating.

4- Do not share drinks, foods, and straws, eating utensils, lip balms or toothbrushes with anyone else.

5-Your baby can contract meningitis if he or she is kissed or touched or by an infected person.

6- If an infected person sneezes and coughs close by.