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Meningitis Vaccine

Protecting the Future Against Meningitis B

Kate Dreyfuss | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Dreyfuss

Twenty years later, I am pursuing a career as a violinist. As a result, my hands are incredibly important to me as the means by which I express myself musically.

Deadly Meningitis Epidemic Growing In Niger Amid Vaccine Shortage

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living

NIAMEY, May 5 (Reuters) - At least 265 people have died so far this year in a meningitis epidemic in Niger amid a shortage of vaccines needed to pre...

University Of Oregon Make Meningitis Vaccination Appeal After Student Death

The Huffington Post | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living

More than half of the undergraduates at the University of Oregon have not been vaccinated against meningitis, despite the fact that one student has di...

FDA Approves Meningitis B Vaccine

Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Megan Gannon Published: 10/29/2014 05:06 PM EDT on LiveScience The first vaccine designed to prevent a common type of bacterial meningitis h...

University Moves To Stop Meningitis Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | College

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan 31 (Reuters) - Students at a California public university where meningococcal disease brok...

How to Make the Feds Protect Your Family From Meningitis

John Becker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

Free HIV Tests In One Of New York's Busiest Parks?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New Yorkers go to Union Square for various reasons. Whether it be to peruse the farmer's market, doing a little shopping, or just to catch their next ...

Vaccine Funding Drives Africa Meningitis Cases To Lowest In Decade

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) - Case numbers in Africa's meningitis season this year were the lowest in 10 years thanks to a cheap new vaccine designed t...

Meningitis? Yeah, There's A Vaccine For That

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

Two weeks ago my good friend Kyle died from invasive meningococcal disease, commonly known as meningitis. He was 32. Kyle died from a meningitis outbreak right here in New York City that is spread through intimate contact.

College Students Must Be Vaccinated For Meningitis In Texas

nytimes.com | REEVE HAMILTON | Posted 10.12.2011 | College

Among the things 22-year old Jamie Schanbaum could not have anticipated three years ago was standing two inches taller, winning a national Paralympic ...