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Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018
Group of college students

Study highlights higher risk of meningitis B in college students

Students have more than triple the risk of contracting serogroup B meningococcal disease.

Aug 21, 2018

Aug 21, 2018
Vaccine prep

Physician knowledge gaps may limit use of MenB vaccine

A survey of primary care docs reveals significant gaps in their knowledge of serogroup B meningococcal vaccines.

Dec 13, 2017

Dec 13, 2017

News Scan for Dec 13, 2017

More puppy Campylobacter
Food safety panel phased out
Urine TB test developed
Zika vaccine durability
MenB vaccine in young adults

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016

News Scan for Sep 19, 2016

Saudi MERS case
Ebola death rate in kids
More chikungunya
Global Fund raises billions
Meningitis booster

Jul 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016
East Pyne Hall, Princeton University

Meningitis B vaccine disappoints in campus outbreak

Most recipients produced antibodies, but 34% had no immune response to the outbreak strain.

Jun 24, 2015

Jun 24, 2015
Young adult being vaccinated

ACIP endorses individual choice on meningitis B vaccine

ACIP stops short of recommending routine use of group B vaccine in young people.

Apr 28, 2015

Apr 28, 2015

News Scan for Apr 28, 2015

US flu season review
Antibiotic use in chickens
Shingles vaccine
Early HPV vaccination
Princeton meningitis recap
IOM name change

Feb 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014

News Scan for Feb 19, 2014

H5N1 case in Cambodia
Vaccinating without a cold chain
Zoonotic, foodborne agents in Europe
More polio funding

Jan 07, 2014

Jan 07, 2014

News Scan for Jan 07, 2014

NDM-producing E coli outbreak
Meningitis vaccine IND
Drop in MRSA rates

Oct 24, 2012

Oct 24, 2012

ACIP makes recommendations for Tdap, meningococcal vaccines

(CIDRAP News) – A federal panel today recommended that all pregnant women receive the tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during each pregnancy and that infants at increased risk receive four doses of a newly approved meningococcal combination vaccine.

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