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If you kiss a girl, can you get meningococcal?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: If she carries it
Meningococcal germs are carried in the oral secretions of those who are unaffected carriers or those who will later show signs of the disease.
The germ can live outside the body for a while on objects & pass from object to fingers to nose to infect the next person. Clusters of cases often occurred in military recruit centers or college dorms prior to wide vaccine use.

In brief: If she carries it
Meningococcal germs are carried in the oral secretions of those who are unaffected carriers or those who will later show signs of the disease.
The germ can live outside the body for a while on objects & pass from object to fingers to nose to infect the next person. Clusters of cases often occurred in military recruit centers or college dorms prior to wide vaccine use.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
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