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February 28, 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about Meningococcal
What causes meningococcal disease?
How does meningococcal disease spread?
How long does it take to show signs of meningococcal
disease after being exposed?
What are the symptoms of meningococcal disease?
How serious is meningococcal disease?
How is meningococcal disease diagnosed?
Can’t meningitis be caused by a virus too?
Is there a treatment for meningococcal disease?
How common is meningococcal disease in the United States?
What persons are at special risk for meningococcal disease?
How common is meningococcal disease in the
Can you get meningitis more than once?
If a child is diagnosed with meningococcal disease, can anything be done to protect the
other children with whom he has contact?
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