5 doctors weighed in:

Can you contract meningitis from a meningitis vaccine?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There are no live bacteria in the vaccine, so you cannot get the disease from the vaccine.

In brief: No

There are no live bacteria in the vaccine, so you cannot get the disease from the vaccine.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

No, both brands, Menveo and Menactra for Meningococcal disease as well as prevnr and pedvax/acthib for other types of disease are all dead vaccines.
There is zero risk of getting the infection from these vaccines. Period...

In brief: No

No, both brands, Menveo and Menactra for Meningococcal disease as well as prevnr and pedvax/acthib for other types of disease are all dead vaccines.
There is zero risk of getting the infection from these vaccines. Period...
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Thank