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Meningitis: Viral vs. bacterial

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According to the Center for Disease Control, meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

The severity of illness and the treatment for meningitis differ depending on the cause. 

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