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Meningococcal Information

CDC General Meningococcal Information provides answers to frequently asked questions, including the following:

  • What is meningitis?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?
  • How is meningitis diagnosed?
  • Can meningitis be treated?
  • Is meningitis contagious?
  • Are there vaccines against meningitis?

The CDC created this Vaccine Information Statement (Meningococcal) with more information about the disease and its vaccine.