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Deaths from Meningitis

Meningitis: Deaths

Deaths from Meningitis: 850 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Meningitis: 849 per year, 70 per month, 16 per week, 2 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 850 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Meningitis: Mortaility Rates

Mortality rate: 5% in children; 25% in neonates

Misdiagnosis and Meningitis deaths

Meningitis can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Meningitis

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Meningitis:

  • Meningitis death statistics by worldwide region:
    • About 20,000 deaths from meningitis in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 18,000 deaths from meningitis from meningitis in The Americas 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 73,000 deaths from meningitis from meningitis in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 15,000 deaths from meningitis from meningitis in Europe 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 25,000 deaths from meningitis from meningitis in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 20,000 deaths from meningitis from meningitis in Western Pacific 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
  • meningitis caused 0.9% of deaths for non-neonate infants in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]

Deaths from Meningitis: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Meningitis:

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