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How can someone catch meningitis

By Anonymous December 17, 2017 - 3:44pm
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Can someone catch meningitis by standing next to someone that has it

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Hello. Thank you for posting.

Meningitis is usually caused by a viral infection but can also be bacterial or fungal. Vaccines can prevent some forms of meningitis.  Symptoms include headache, fever, and stiff neck.   Common bacteria or viruses that can cause meningitis can spread through coughing, sneezing, kissing, or sharing eating utensils, a toothbrush or a cigarette.


December 17, 2017 - 5:04pm
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