Tag: meningococcal vaccine

5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease

Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus) is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis and septicemia, with about 1.2 million cases of infection and 135,000 deaths globally each year....

Two Thirds of US Teens Fail to Get Needed Vaccines

Only 30.6% of American adolescents complete three routinely recommended vaccinations, new research has found, but that number varies widely by state. The Advisory Committee on...

Surveillance Data Demonstrate Benefit of Meningococcal Vaccination in US

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Following introduction of the quadrivalent meningococcal vaccination program in the United States, the rate of decline in cases of meningococcal...