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Bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is a condition in which the dural layers lining the brain (the meninges) have become inflamed.

The classic symptoms of bacterial meningitis are similar to those of other forms of meningitis, including fever, headache, light sensitivity (photophobia), and confusion.

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