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The bacteria that is the causative agent of cerebrospinal meningitis; meningococcus.
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The bacterium Neisseria meningitidis causes between 800 and 1,500 cases annually in the U.S., killing many .Princeton Considers Vaccinations for Slow-Moving Meningitis Outbreak|Kent Sepkowitz|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And here it says, "Gram negative, diplococci intra- and extra-cellular morphological resembling neisseria gonococci."Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy