The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) and medical practitioners held a Pneumococcal and Meningococcal Disease Summit (PMDS) backed by a global research-based pharmaceutical leader Pfizer since 2015.
The first line of defense is always protection.
Scottsboro Junior High in Jackson County, Alabama has one case Neisseria meningitides.
Vaccination is protection!
Two students affected with meningococcal disease @.South Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver was confirmed by the Interior Health and that there may be a potential third case.
Oregon State University confirmed a student has the same meningococcal meningitis B strain that caused an outbreak on campus last winter.
Adults require vaccinations for a range of disease under special situations.
Harmonie-Rose Allen contracted Meningitis B when she was only 10 months old.
Olly Janes was given only a 20 percent chance of survival after contracting meningococcal septicemia when he was 17 years old.
Young adults are at higher risk for meningococcal meningitis, which can turn fatal quickly.