Which Form of Meningitis Is Contagious?

Which form of meningitis is contagious?

There are four types of meningitis. After reading the following content, you’ll know whether they are contagious or not.

Bacterial meningitis. It’s often contagious, especially cases infected by bacteria such as Streptococcus pneumoniae and Neisseria meningitidis.
Viral meningitis. It’s mostly contagious. But some patients got the disease by mosquito bite. In those cases, the disease is not contagious.
Fungal meningitis. It’s not contagious.
Parasitic meningitis. It’s rare and not contagious.


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