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Meningococcal Disease

Protecting Our Tomorrows on World Meningitis Day

Anne Geddes | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Anne Geddes

This amazing project saw me travel around the world photographing brave survivors. As a photographer and mother, it was incredibly moving to meet these young people and see firsthand the impact that meningococcal disease has had on their lives.

We're Missing Opportunities to Protect Our Children

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Parents and caregivers should ask about vaccination every time they take children for a health care visit. For many families, it's easier than ever to get complete vaccination coverage.

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Dr. Ciro de Quadros

The 2012 G8 summit offers an important moment for global leaders to signal to the rest of the world that immunization and vaccine development programs are a top priority. They should not let this opportunity pass them by.

Meningitis: Give Kids a Shot -- Save a Kid's Life

Jim Luce | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

"We are dedicated to educating families, medical professionals and others about meningococcal disease and its prevention -- to 'give kids a shot' so no other lives are lost."

Love, loss and friendship: Getting over the death of a child

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

There is no pain greater than the loss of a child. Parents who have suffered such a tragedy say that they never get over it; at best, they get through...