• Vaccine Approved

    Health Canada approved in October 2017 TRUMENBA, meningococcal group B vaccine.

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  • Same Serogroup

    The same serogroup as the strain found during the recent Meningitis outbreak at University of Massachusetts & Smith College was confirmed by laboratory results.

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  • Extra Caution

    Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) funded a study of 263 infant patients in the UK and Ireland because only half of babies with meningitis show tell-tale signs like a fever.

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  • Take Heed

    Ojeda woke up in the hospital on June 10, 2014 after a week since he last remembered falling asleep in his own bed.

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  • Don’t Wait, Vaccinate!

    B.C.s Health officials are offering meningitis vaccinations in Okanagan region for students aged 15 to 19 after 12 people contracted meningococcal disease.

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  • Cultural adjustment

    Local vaccine manufacturer AJ Biologics Malaysia (AJB Malaysia) is collaborating with Hilleman Laboratories (HL) and AJ Vaccines (AJV) to develop in Malaysia, the world’s first animal component-free vaccine for meningitis.

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  • Protecting kids

    Western Australia is offering free meningococcal vaccines to young children.

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  • Don’t Forget

    Meningococcal meningitis is not the only disease that can be vaccine preventable.

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  • Good Move

    Jeri Brooks Greenwell, a parent who lost a son to meningococcal meningitis, ¬†spoke in support of a bill that would require the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education to adopt rules to mandate that students between ages 11 and 20 receive a meningococcal meningitis vaccine that largely prevents the […]

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  • No Problem

    Ghana was noted for the Meningococcal Type A strain, endemic in the Northern Meningitis Belt. They have managed the condition by routine vaccination exercises. Sporadic outbreaks in Ashanti, Bono Ahafo, Central Eastern and Northern Regions have raised fears with a number of meningitis-related fatalities have occurred in some Senior High Schools nationwide in the last […]

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