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.
A Lincolnshire mum, Anna Miller, claimed son’s meningitis rash on his back was ‘dismissed’ as a viral infection.
Teenagers are a high risk group of contracting Meningococcal Meningitis but new data released shows low awareness of meningitis & vaccines among UK teenagers.