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Are there any racial disparities for meningitis exposure?
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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Study from 1976
There was an increase in blacks and more so native americans but was thought to do with over crowding and poverty.
There is some more recent evidence that it is higher in blacks but for unknown reasons. In conclusion: there might be but the research is not great.

In brief: Study from 1976
There was an increase in blacks and more so native americans but was thought to do with over crowding and poverty.
There is some more recent evidence that it is higher in blacks but for unknown reasons. In conclusion: there might be but the research is not great.
Dr. William Betts
Dr. William Betts
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
In brief: Hmmm...
Only very, very slight differences; exposures are pretty much the same among the races.
If your immune system cannot fight off the 'exposure' then you get symptoms/the illness in question.

In brief: Hmmm...
Only very, very slight differences; exposures are pretty much the same among the races.
If your immune system cannot fight off the 'exposure' then you get symptoms/the illness in question.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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