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

Michael Broder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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."

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.