Meningoencephalitis, also known as Encephalomeningitis, is an infection that affects the Central Nervous System (CNS) and can be a viral or bacterial pathogen. The infection attacks the CNS and causes inflammation of both the brain and meninges. Meningoencephalitis is a cross between Meningitis and Encephalitis.
- Most viral forms of Meningoencephalitis symptoms subside within two weeks
- Meningoencephalitis occurs more frequently in young children and the elderly
- Naegleria Fowleri is not present in salt water. Usually in warm, stagnant bodies of water
- There are fewer than 200 known cases of Naegleria Fowleri and only a 3% survival rate
- There are 67 medical conditions that cause Meningoencephalitis