Here are a few websites that provide more information on Meningitis and how to spot it:
A paralympian and his family are trying to make sure we're all aware of the signs of meningitis.
Aaron Phipps was 15 when he went to bed feeling unwell. By the next morning he was in hospital on a life support machine - his family were told he wouldn't survive.
But the wheelchair rugby player beat the odds - despite losing both legs and most of his fingers. Andrew Pate went to meet him and his family.
Meningitis can cause devastation for families. And that's why a campaign to get a vaccine for all children in the UK is gaining support. Eleanor Coneybeare, who's three and from Berkshire, was struck down with the disease when she was a baby - Divya Kohli reports.