CDC ALERT: MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE
24 cases of Meningococcal Disease has killed 7 gay/bi-sexual men in Florida. With PRIDE traveling in full force, the CDC is warning the community to be very aware of this, as this could spread quickly.
10% of men can be asymptomatic carriers: the disease hides in the nostrils or back of throat. Obviously, this is passed easily during sex, though so far, casual contact has not proven to pass the disease.
THERE IS A VACCINE AVAILABLE for 4 different types of this disease. Along with Monkeypox and various mutations of Covid-19, this news is yet another health problem that you should guard against. Keeping up to date with recommended vaccines is the best protection against meningococcal disease.
Meningococcal disease refers to any illness caused by bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis. These illnesses are often severe, can be deadly, and include infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and bloodstream.
Respect Yourself – Protect Yourself.
Mikey and the Team send HUGZ. <3