Shenandoah University Meningitis B Open Forum A number of college campuses across the country have recently experienced outbreaks of meningococcal disease. However, few people realize that a specific strain of the disease — meningitis B — has often been the culprit.
Meningitis B: It happens. It’s preventable. Get vaccinated. My amazing son Henry was a healthy 21-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A musician, scholar, DJ and longboarder, he was witty and funny.
U of R student diagnosed with meningitis Rochester, NY – A University of Rochester student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and was hospitalized.
A Campus Perspective This testimony was provided to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on February 25, 2015. “I’m Dr. Mary Ferris, the Student Health Director at the University of California Santa Barbara, a campus of 30,000 students, faculty and staff. In November 2013 our campus community was devastated by an outbreak of 4 cases of […]
Open Forum: Meningitis B “As a university leader, I am particularly concerned about meningitis B. One-fifth of all meningococcal infections occur in young adults between the ages of 14 and 24. College students are especially at risk because dorms and apartments are the ideal environments for spreading the disease. We must make these vaccines available […]