How is bacterial meningitis transmitted?

Bacterial meningitis. Bacterial meningitis is usually severe. While most people with meningitis recover, it can cause serious complications, such as brain damage, hearing loss, or learning disabilities. There are several pathogens (types of germs) that can cause bacterial meningitis. Some of the leading causes of bacterial meningitis in the United States include haemophilus influenzae (most often caused by type b, hib).
Mutiple. Depends on the type. Nisseria which is seen in college students is usually the respiratory spread.