How soon after the meningitis vaccine will my symptoms improve?

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The meningococcal meningitis vaccine does not treat active meningococcal disease; it is a preventive measure. If you have symptoms of this disease, seek medical help immediately as the disease can be fatal. The vaccine works by causing your body to develop immunity to the disease.

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