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What causes the inflammation of the spinal cord

What is meningitis

This is the inflammation of the spinal cord and brain. It starts when the protective membrane across the brain and spinal cord referred to as the meninges becomes infected. There are many types of meningitis but the bacterial and viral meningitis are the most common.

The bacterial meningitis
Bacterial meningitis is very severe and can be lethal. Death can occur in few hours. Many people get well from meningitis.