New Meningitis Strain in Africa Brings Call for More Vaccines
The consortium, the International Coordinating Group for Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control, is seeking five million doses. To be effective, they must be shipped and injected before January, when meningitis normally returns to Africa ...
New York Times - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:30

Teenagers and students advised to take new meningitis vaccine
The Guardian - Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:52

Student who lost ends of her fingers AND toes to meningitis urges others to ...
Daily Mail - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:17

Teenagers offered meningitis vaccine before university - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:03

Teenagers urged to get vaccinated against meningitis
ITV News - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:03

New meningitis vaccine for freshers in Scotland
BBC News - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:03

Chief Medical Officer calls on young people to have lifesaving meningitis vaccine
WalesOnline - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:52

Henrico Health Department monitoring camper with viral meningitis
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — The Henrico Health Department is monitoring a camper taken to the hospital this week with a case of viral meningitis. The camper attended Camp Hilbert in Goochland County. The child has been released from the hospital and ... - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:19

Viral Meningitis case confirmed at Goochland camp
WWBT NBC12 News - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:49

Meningitis case confirmed
WRIC - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:37

Africa risks large meningitis outbreak
​28 JULY 2015 | GENEVA - With Africa at risk of a large meningitis outbreak, an acute shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to severely limit the world's ability to minimize the number of people affected, 4 international public health ...
World Health Organization - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:15

Africa Faces Acute Shortage of Meningitis C Vaccines
Voice of America - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:43

UN agencies and partners warn of 'acute shortage' of meningitis vaccines
UN News Centre - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:52

Major public health bodies call for meningitis vaccine production hike
Xinhua - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:00

Shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to limit disease control ... - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:15

Elmwood Park family returns from North Carolina after boy's battle with meningitis
The trip home from North Carolina was a milestone in Jason's progress from meningitis, an unexpected complication resulting from the delivery system for the drug, which he suffered during treatment for the disease. They had been scheduled to return ... - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:22

Meningitis vaccine required for Illinois students entering 6th, 12th grade
Illinois students entering 6th and 12th grades will need to be vaccinated against meningitis before the start of the 2015-2016 school year. The meningococcal vaccine protects against several types of the severe bacterial infection. The disease can be ...
WLS-TV - Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:41

Meningitis vaccine required for some Illinois students
Washington Times - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:03

Meningitis Vaccine Required For 6th, 12th Graders Returning To School
CBS Local - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:23

Meningitis vaccine now 'required' for Ohio kids
In an effort to boost meningitis protection for young Ohioans, state lawmakers have added the meningococcal vaccine to a list of shots “required” for schoolchildren. Public health leaders and pediatricians are urging parents to vaccinate their kids now ...
Columbus Dispatch - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:01

Fight meningitis and maximize prevention through inoculation
Statistics tell us that meningitis leads to death for 10 to 14 percent of those who contract it. Those who have battled bacterial meningitis and survived know first-hand how it takes limbs and leaves people with lifelong problems and serious health ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog) - Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:41

Minnesota steps up calls for meningitis vaccination
State health officials are amplifying their recommendation that men who have sex with men get meningitis shots, after tests confirmed that a recent death in Minnesota is linked to a strain that circulated among gay communities in Chicago, New York and ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:53

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