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5 Things You Need to Know About Chemical Meningitis

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5 Things You Need to Know About Chemical Meningitis
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Meningitis inflames the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. It starts in a variety of ways. Various forms of meningitis come from bacteria or a virus that invaded the area, from exposure to chemicals, a fungus or even parasites. The mortality rate is high and it is imperative to seek immediate medical attention. Over 3,000 people in the United States get meningitis and about one in ten cases result in death.

Meningitis inflames the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. It starts in a variety of ways. Various forms of meningitis come from bacteria or a virus that invaded the area, from exposure to chemicals, a fungus or even parasites. The mortality rate is high and it is imperative to seek immediate medical attention. Over 3,000 people in the United States get meningitis and about one in ten cases result in death.

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