Virus Causing Meningitis Prevention
Prevention of viral meningitis includes:
- Avoid crowded areas during outbreaks of colds and flu.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- See your doctor immediately if you are exposed to someone who has meningitis.
- Keep all vaccinations up to date.
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