• Fatality Rate of Bacterial Meningitis

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO) is leading an effort to ‘defeat meningitis by 2030’, to reduce cases of vaccine-preventable bacterial meningitis by 50 percent and…


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  • Cases Climb

    Meningococcal disease cases continue to climb in Florida with 39 people infected in 15 counties since late May. Meningococcal  disease  is a bacterial infection…


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  • On Board

    Actress and mother, Tiffani Thiessen joins acampaign, a collaboration  between Sanofi and the National Meningitis Association (NMA). The public health initiative, It’s About Time: Help…


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  • Baby Stricken

    A baby with the parents, siblings ages 9 and 10 are from a mining region inVenezuela but currently lives in a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil.


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  • Opening Borders

    During the pandemic when things were at a standstill with people staying at home & with borders closed, there was a drop in the rate of meningococcal…


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  • Safety Alert

    The Florida Department of Health is recommending all college students in Leon County area receive a meningitis B vaccine. The health department confirmed…


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  • Vaccines are for everyone!

    Getting up to date on immunization is very important. At various stages in our childhood & adulthood, there are certain vaccines recommended based on age, lines of…


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  • Disease Rates Drop

    Possibly because of Covid protection measures, meningococcal disease rates drop over the past few years but vaccinations are down too. Scientists are warning people…


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  • Be Vigilant!

    Meningococcal bacterial meningitis can be rare but can have very serious devastating effects and is a vaccine-preventable disease. Meningococcal meningitis is easily transmitted to…


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  • Cases Rise

    According to The Florida Department of Health, the number of cases identified in 2022 surpasses the 5-year average of meningococcal disease cases. So FDOH is…


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