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Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine

More About The Rare But Devastating Infection That Killed Teen Madison Small

Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Eighteen-year old high school student Madison Small of Ashburn, Virginia is dead after a swift and unexpected bacterial infection, reported ABC News. ...

How to Make the Feds Protect Your Family From Meningitis

John Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

One of the most glaring gaps in our defense against bacterial meningitis is the fact that current CDC vaccine recommendations leave infants and children, the group with the highest infection rate for invasive meningococcal disease, dangerously unprotected.

Anna Almendrala

More Fatal Bacterial Meningitis Cases Uncovered

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles public health officials Wednesday began offering free bacterial meningitis vaccinations to low-income and uninsured residen...

Family Decides To Remove Life Support

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.14.2013 | Los Angeles

WEST HOLLYWOOD -- Brett Shaad, a 33-year-old West Hollywood, Calif. man, is dead after being removed from life support Saturday evening. Shaad, who...

CDC Panel Recommends Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine For At-Risk Babies

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | Healthy Living

* Vaccine protects against bacterial meningitis, not fungal meningitis * Vote follows FDA approval in June CHICAGO, Oct...