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Suspected meningitis claims life of another child

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Suspected meningitis claims life of another child (WRIC) — Earlier this month, a child in the Chickahominy District passed away after becoming infected with bacterial meningitis.

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Rachel Dawson, guest columnist: Meningitis vaccine should protect our troops among other Americans

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Rachel Dawson, guest columnist: Meningitis vaccine should protect our troops among other Americans We all know it’s better to avoid a disease than have to battle it. As a doctor who cares for members of our military, prevention is not just better. It’s imperative.

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CDC to Consider Routine Recommendation of Meningococcal Vaccine

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

CDC to Consider Routine Recommendation of Meningococcal Vaccine Health officials and parents who have lost children to the deadly meningococcal disease say the best way to prevent more young people from tragically dying from the disease is to get them vaccinated.

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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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