New vaccine against Meningococcal meningitis is already available

New vaccine against Meningococcal meningitis is already available in ATODA Medical!

Meningitis is an infection of  of the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can affect any one of us,  infants and adults as well. It is unpredictable, progresses quickly, and can kill within 24 hours. It is transmitted very simply - from person to person through secretions from the nose and throat.

Early symptoms may be misdiagnosed because they resemble influenza.

The infection progresses rapidly, despite the rapid medical care, the consequences can be serious.

  • Up to 1 out of 10 infected patients die.
  • Up to 2 out of 10 infected patients have permanent effects (limb amputation, skin scarring, visual and / or hearing impairment, mental or motor skills disorders).

The vaccine is given in two to three steps, depends on the age.

The vaccine does not cover the Czech health insurance companies, the vaccine price is 2900.-czk (including the application).

For appointment or more information, please contact our reception.

 

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