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.