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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can only kids get meningococcal meningitis ?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No: Adults develop same infection as well.
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How do inmates get meningococcal meningitis?

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Dr. Emily Lu
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Family Medicine 8 years experience
Air transmission: Meningococcus is spread through the air and so can be transmitted by sick individuals and carriers of the disease to anyone that they are in close contact with.
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