Where Does Bacterial Meningitis Come From? Center

Bacterial meningitis is characterized by inflammation around your brain and spinal cord that leads to dangerous — and sometimes deadly — pressure in this area. Bacterial meningitis comes from person-to-person contact with an infected person. Read more: Where Does Bacterial Meningitis Come From? Article


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