5 ways to prevent Meningitis in Children

  • Meningitis germs spread through hands – Inculcate proper handwashing habit in children to prevent life-threatening meningitis.
  • Even coughing and sneezing can spread meningitis germs in children – therefore, don’t allow them to get too close with infected children or with the children who are sneezing and coughing.
  • Inculcate personal hygiene in children and teach them the importance of cleanliness.
  • Train children in keeping their hands away from face after they touch any potentially risky surface.
  • Don’t let children share their personal belongings like water bottles, pen, pencils, crayons and utensils with suspected children.