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 […]
News at Princeton (NJ): CDC: No increased meningitis B risk at Princeton
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