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CDC could recommend new vaccine

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

CDC could recommend new vaccine COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will meet next Wednesday to discuss whether to recommend a new meningitis vaccine to the general public.

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Committee Should Update Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Committee Should Update Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations On college and university campuses across the country, this is one of the most exciting times of year. As the graduates of 2015 celebrate receiving their degrees, preparations are already underway for the incoming class of 2019.

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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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