Latest Neisseria meningitidis Stories
- Less than half of parents say they have talked to their child about how the disease is spread or its early symptoms PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) today
Despite CDC recommendations, fewer than 30% of teens received the second vaccination to help protect against meningococcal meningitis; new survey reveals potential reasons why SILVER SPRING,
National group Meningitis Angels chooses Oregon to unveil new music video SALEM, Ore., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankie Milley founded
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
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.
Report Identifies Challenges and Includes Recommendations for Management of Future Meningococcal Disease Outbreaks Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 22, 2014
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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