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My Husband has been informed that one of his work

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My Husband has been informed that one of his work colleagues' young family members (to which my husband has been in direct contact with) has been diagnosed has having meningitis.
I am currently 22 weeks pregnant and this weekend I am hoping to attend a party at which other pregnant ladies and children will be present.
Is it possible that I or my husband could be a carrier or infected, and if so what are the risks to myself, my baby and others? Is there anything I should be aware of?
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The risk that you or your husband are infected without symptoms or are carriers due to the work exposure is very low.

You should be safe to attend the party and should not need any medical care or evaluation.

Of course, do not have direct contact with your husbands coworker....

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