• Brave Girl

    Brogan-Lei Partridge became critically ill just weeks after being a bridesmaid at the wedding of her parents.

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  • Vaccinate Please!

    Purdue University and Indiana University announced starting in the fall semester, incoming students will be required to receive the meningitis B vaccine.

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  • National Drive

    The first batch of Meningococcal C Vaccine arrives in Fiji so children from the ages of one to 19 years can have access to the vaccines.

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  • Vaccination Required

    All schoolchildren entering seventh grade and before starting 12th grade in Maine must now be immunized against meningococcal infections.

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  • Reaching Out

    World Meningitis Day is on April 24, which means take advantage of the information given out on this deadly disease.

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  • Another College

    A Colgate student was diagnosed with bacterial meningococcal meningitis after being taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Utica.

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  • Vaccinate First

    A toddler has died after contracting Meningococcal B while a second child was taken to hospital.

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  • Listen

    Dan Jarvis lost the majority of his hearing at 18 months old when he contracted meningococcal meningitis Now aged 36, he is 98.5% deaf but Dan doesn’t believe deafness has to be a disadvantage in life.

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  • Fijian Outbreak

    The Ministry of Health and Medical Services reported that up to 105 people had contracted meningococcal disease since 2016 and 14.4 per cent of them died as a result. “These conditions are very serious and can be deadly, but can be treated if detected early,” a government statement said, “ still up to half of […]

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  • Symptoms Review

    About 10 per cent of the population carries the meningitis organism in their noses without ever developing symptoms.

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