CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Springbok loose forward Schalk Burger has been sent home to recuperate after spending two weeks in a Cape Town hospital being treated for bacterial meningitis, the player's agent confirmed on Thursday. Bacterial meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord, a disease he contracted after undergoing surgery to reduce pressure on a nerve …
Meningitis (a type of meningococcal disease) is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. People sometimes refer to it as “spinal meningitis”.
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