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Is there a vaccine to treat all causes of bacterial meningitis ?

I know there are vaccines for different bacteria that cause Bacterial Meningitis, but is there one super vaccine that will treat all causes? If not, is anyone working on making one?
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

No there is no such super vaccine to cover all the bacteria in one go.

They have to be given separately.

They cannot treat those infections but they can be used to prevent those infections.

Hope in future they will come up with such a super vaccine.

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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  Anonymous's Response
HI Welcome to Healthcare magic ,
Bacterial meningitis is usually caused by 1)Pneumococci 2)H.influenza
3)N.meningitis , there are seperate vaccines for all these agents , but unfortunately no supervaccine to cover all these. They are all different genere of vaccines ,so i dont think a supervaccine would be out anywhere in the near future. I am not sure or research in this field, research is on to include other strains of pneumococci to the vaccine, but nothing as such for a super vaccine.
Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Akshith's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic!!!
Well there is no super vaccine as such for bacterial meningitis as it is caused by various bacteriae, All the bacteriae have different vaccines though there are vaccines which are combined together so as to be given in one shot but not for bacterial meningitis.
Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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