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How long from the symptoms start in meningococcal meningitis until the person is dead?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Can be rapid: Have seen patients die within two hours of onset of symptoms with Meningococcal meningitis. Bad disease.
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