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How contagious is meningococcal menintitis?

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Dr. Willam Lau
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Very

Meningococcal meningitis is usually transmitted by airborne droplets.
Isolation with masks, gloves and gowns are required for contact with infected patients.

In brief: Very

Meningococcal meningitis is usually transmitted by airborne droplets.
Isolation with masks, gloves and gowns are required for contact with infected patients.
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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology

In brief: Oftenvery contagious

can be very contagious.
should see doc to be eval and treated. there are vaccines for certain types of meningitis, meningococcal being one.

In brief: Oftenvery contagious

can be very contagious.
should see doc to be eval and treated. there are vaccines for certain types of meningitis, meningococcal being one.
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