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Michigan must prepare for meningitis B vaccine and protect students on every campus

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Michigan must prepare for meningitis B vaccine and protect students on every campus Their names were Emily Stillman and Carly Glynn. They attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State University, respectively, and they were both just 19 years old when they died recently of meningitis.

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Health officials confirm seventh case of bacterial infection tied to University of Oregon outbreak

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Health officials confirm seventh case of bacterial infection tied to University of Oregon outbreak A seventh person has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease linked to the University of Oregon outbreak, Oregon Public Health officials confirmed Friday.

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Officials Should Act Now to Make Meningitis B Vaccines Available in Virginia

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Officials Should Act Now to Make Meningitis B Vaccines Available in Virginia A number of college campuses across the country have recently experienced outbreaks of meningoccal disease. However, few people realize that a specific strain of the disease – meningitis B – has often been the culprit.

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CDC Should Act to Make Meningitis Vaccine Widely Available

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

CDC Should Act to Make Meningitis Vaccine Widely Available Vaccination authorities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have a critical opportunity this summer to help ensure that college students and other at-risk Americans are protected from a particularly deadly form of bacterial meningitis.

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Dr. Deepa Mukundan is an associate professor at the University of Toledo college of medicine and life sciences

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Dr. Deepa Mukundan is an associate professor at the University of Toledo college of medicine and life sciences Vaccination is the topic of one of our country’s most heated debates. No matter your position on the issue, we should all appreciate the choice — and the privilege — we have in the matter.

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