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More infants are being immunized but funding gap leaves millions of children still at risk

More infants are being immunized but funding gap leaves millions of children still at risk

CDC recommends routine health examintion for all school-age children

CDC recommends routine health examintion for all school-age children

Voices of Meningitis urges parents to vaccinate preteens and teens for protection against meningococcal diseases

Voices of Meningitis urges parents to vaccinate preteens and teens for protection against meningococcal diseases

Seasonal flu vaccinations to cost less in Safeway's U.S. Stores

Seasonal flu vaccinations to cost less in Safeway's U.S. Stores

Parents need immunizations too!

Parents need immunizations too!

Soliris (Eculizumab) granted orphan drug designation in Europe and U.S. for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Soliris (Eculizumab) granted orphan drug designation in Europe and U.S. for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Break through in the treatment of bacterial meningitis

Break through in the treatment of bacterial meningitis

UK cases of bacterial meningitis in children at a record low

UK cases of bacterial meningitis in children at a record low

Universal vaccination associated with decreased Canadian cases of most deadly strain of meningitis

Universal vaccination associated with decreased Canadian cases of most deadly strain of meningitis

Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system

Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system

Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control

Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control

Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control

Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control

Schoolies warned that after-effects of drinking or drug-taking could disguise the start of meningococcal disease

Schoolies warned that after-effects of drinking or drug-taking could disguise the start of meningococcal disease

Adults need vaccines to protect from preventable diseases, say medical societies

Adults need vaccines to protect from preventable diseases, say medical societies

African countries commit to new meningitis vaccine

African countries commit to new meningitis vaccine

Drop in child deaths in NSW - but aboriginal children still six times more likely to die

Drop in child deaths in NSW - but aboriginal children still six times more likely to die

Corticosteroids provide no survival benefit for children with bacterial meningitis

Corticosteroids provide no survival benefit for children with bacterial meningitis

New discovery on role of vital protein that fights meningitus

New discovery on role of vital protein that fights meningitus

Simple blood test screens for susceptibilty to meningococcal

Simple blood test screens for susceptibilty to meningococcal

Update on Cairns meningococcal case

Update on Cairns meningococcal case