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New York Department Of Health Expands Meningitis Vaccine Recommendations

New York Department Of Health | Posted 03.29.2013 | Gay Voices

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) is expanding a recommendation issued earlier this month by the New York City Department of Health and Me...

Meningitis? Yeah, There's A Vaccine For That

Carl Sandler | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay 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.

Meningitis Vaccine Recommendation: 'Is It Good For The Gays?' And Other Pressing Public Health Questions

Michael Broder | Posted 05.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Broder

How, if at all, should we reconcile the dictates of public health policy with the social, cultural and political concerns and sensitivities of specific populations? Another way of putting this is to ask whether the DOH recommendations are "good for the gays."