• Winning Spirit

    Nick Springer will compete for the fourth time in the U.S. wheelchair rugby Paralympics in Rio.


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  • Time to check

    As a new school year approaches the Kentucky Immunization Coalition is urging everyone to check their immunization records to make certain that they have all of their vaccinations.


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  • Misdiagnosis

    A toddler is lucky to be alive after being misdiagnosed.  (more…)


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  • Immediate action needed

    The city of West Hollywood in California is alerting their citizens to be aware that meningitis is a deadly and contagious disease. 


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  • Expanded Recommendation

    The advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted to recommend that persons with HIV age 2 months or older should be vaccinated with (MenACWY). The ACIP did not recommend…


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  • Another food scare

    Sometimes in this crazy world it seems like nothing is safe. Two types of the Bounce Energy Bars that contain sunflower seeds may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes (L mono). …


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  • Ohio Acts

    Statewide legislation in Ohio now requires all 7th and 12th grade students to receive meningitis vaccinations before the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic school year. The goal is to cut…


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  • Every Life Counts

    We are becoming victims of our own success.  Through vaccination, the number of cases of meningitis in Australia has been dramatically reduced. As…


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  • Continental Contagion

    It’s a new year and more outbreaks of meningitis are occurring in the area of sub-Sharan Africa. This area of the world has a particularly frequency of meningitis cases every…


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  • Vaccinate to be safe

    Angie Randles’ son, Austin Fritz, was only 16 years old & a sophomore @ High Plains Community Schools when he died. Though the cause of death was acute purulent meningitis…


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