Latest Meningococcal disease Stories
FORT MYERS, Fla., Feb.
New public service announcement shows the devastating effects of the diseases, Meningitis Angels calls for quick CDC action (PRWEB) February 06, 2015
New public service announcement shows the devastating effects of the diseases, Meningitis Angels calls for quick CDC action (PRWEB) February 05, 2015
With today's approval, Bexsero is now licensed in 37 countries; since first approval in Europe, over 1 million doses have been distributed worldwide BASEL, Switzerland, Jan.
FORT MYERS, Fla., Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the U.S.
ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, a student at Georgetown University died from serogroup B meningococcal disease.
Approval aligns with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for meningococcal vaccination SWIFTWATER, Pa., Sept.
Investigators at the University of Southampton have discovered that two new vaccines can prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person.
Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...
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