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How do inmates get meningococcal meningitis?

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Emily Lu
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Emily Lu
Emily Lu
Answer assisted by Emily Lu, Medical Student
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Dr. Justin Esterberg
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Close quarters

A lot of meningitis outbreaks occur in settings where people are in close contact ie.
Schools, nightclubs etc....

In brief: Close quarters

A lot of meningitis outbreaks occur in settings where people are in close contact ie.
Schools, nightclubs etc....
Dr. Justin Esterberg
Dr. Justin Esterberg
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