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meningitis
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infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord (the meninges)
  • I told them doctors were not miracle workers, but when a little girl in my ward died of meningitis, only the severe look of the attending doctor made me fight back my own tears.
    Book 3 — Rachel Pritchard (53% in)

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