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How do you get exposed to meningitis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Share time/space

If you share time and space with any person who carries the germs of meningitis, you have been exposed.
The degree of exposure relates to the intamacy of the contact, & or the hygenic practices of the exposed (wash your hands). The exposure may be to a healthy person with no signs of illness.

In brief: Share time/space

If you share time and space with any person who carries the germs of meningitis, you have been exposed.
The degree of exposure relates to the intamacy of the contact, & or the hygenic practices of the exposed (wash your hands). The exposure may be to a healthy person with no signs of illness.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Meningitis

Meningitis is usually spread by inhaling the infections agent.
It can be spread by droplet infection, as when someone coughs or spits, or if you use things used by an infected person, such as towels, eating utensils.

In brief: Meningitis

Meningitis is usually spread by inhaling the infections agent.
It can be spread by droplet infection, as when someone coughs or spits, or if you use things used by an infected person, such as towels, eating utensils.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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