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Non-infectious meningitis

Infectious diseases are not the only causes of meningitis

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Bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are organisms that infect the body and cause disease.

However, meningitis can also develop due to other, non-infectious reasons, which include certain chemicals and cancers. Non-infectious meningitis is not contagious, so it does not spread from person to person.

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