App review: Meningitis – Know the Symptoms

Layla Haidrani reviews the app: Meningitis – Know the Symptoms

3 stars

Meningitis – Know the Symptoms

meningitis app cover

Designed by Meningitis Research Foundation, the app serves as a reference on the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia.

Students and young people aged under 25 have recently been urged to get a meningitis vaccine against an aggressive strain of meningitis W.

The symptom checker is detailed, ranging from fever and vomiting to seizures. There is even a section for checking babies with meningitis or septicaemia.

The location tracker also shows users where the closest A&E should they be concerned about meningitis or septicaemia. The Bug Blaster game, a virtual battle against bacteria, while may seem trivial, shows how quickly the

While the app is basic, it can be used as a symptom refresher. Even so, it certainly should not replace a health professional’s advice and should not be used as a diagnosis tool.  

Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Reviewed by Layla Haidrani

This article is for subscribers only