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How do people catch bacterial meningitis?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exposure/susceptable
It's puzzeling but some people can cary meningitis germs in their nose or throat & never get ill.
We can get exposed to droplets in a sneeze, cough, kiss or mucous planted on a door handle. Touching our face with unwashed fingers carries germs that gain entrance to our nose/mouth/eye & if susceptabe, the germ begins to invade.We have cut the #'s of kid cases with vaccines & many adults could benifit.

In brief: Exposure/susceptable
It's puzzeling but some people can cary meningitis germs in their nose or throat & never get ill.
We can get exposed to droplets in a sneeze, cough, kiss or mucous planted on a door handle. Touching our face with unwashed fingers carries germs that gain entrance to our nose/mouth/eye & if susceptabe, the germ begins to invade.We have cut the #'s of kid cases with vaccines & many adults could benifit.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Spread of meningitis
Meningitis is usually acquired by inhalation of bacteria, virus or fungi.

In brief: Spread of meningitis
Meningitis is usually acquired by inhalation of bacteria, virus or fungi.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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