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How can you get meningococcal disease?
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Person to person
Meningococcal disease is spread from one person to another by throat or respiratory secretions (eg, coughing, kissing, or sharing eating utensils).
The bacteria can't live outside the body for more than a few minutes, so they don't get spread by being left on objects such as door handles or faucets.

In brief: Person to person
Meningococcal disease is spread from one person to another by throat or respiratory secretions (eg, coughing, kissing, or sharing eating utensils).
The bacteria can't live outside the body for more than a few minutes, so they don't get spread by being left on objects such as door handles or faucets.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: Exposure
When a set up can be identified it coems from close exposure to soembody else with the same disease.

In brief: Exposure
When a set up can be identified it coems from close exposure to soembody else with the same disease.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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