There is treatment. Inflammation of the lining of the brain is considered as meningitis. This inflammation can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, chemicals, etc. Once the condition is diagnosed and the agent identified, an appropriate treatment can get rid of the condition. Followup studies can then show that the condition was "cured". Some can recur or become chronic.
Cure possible. Cure depends on multiple factors.When detected, drs start antibiotics known effective in killing many suspected germs.Abx choice is improved by results of spinal fluid culture.Infections can overwhelm & kill pts whose weak immune system cannot give the abx time to work.Recovery may be complicated by permanent injury.Quick recognition, access to rx and good prior health lead to best outcome.