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What are the chances of catching meningococcal meningitis?

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Dr. Willam Lau
Infectious Disease 12 years experience
Very little: Usually very little in the general population. Higher risks groups are military recruits in barracks and college students in dorms.
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
Meningitis: If you are exposed to someone with Meningococcal meningitis, you are at risk for developing Meningococcal infection. Contact you doctor as there are antibiotics you can have prescribed that should protect you from developing the infection.
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