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Posted by: Nic | 2008/07/02

Meningitis

What are a persons chances of getting meningitis. If you go to a place like Tanzania, is it higher or not.

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Dear Nic
There tend to be meningitis outbreaks from time to time in mid Africa ( along the equator) - if you ask a travel clinic they will be able to tell you whether the area where you are going is now at risk or not. If there is a risk rather take the meningitis vaccine.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Agnes | 2008/08/07

I would like to know if Meningitis is contagious I would like to visit someone in hospital

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