• 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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  • Cases Spike

    Interior Health, British Columbia confirmed 12th case of meningococcal disease.

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  • Parental Diagnosis

    A Western Australian woman died from meningococcal disease after she & parents thought she was only suffering from food poisoning.

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  • Safety Check

    Lars Østergaard, MD, PhD, of the clinical medicine and infectious diseases departments of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues reported in The New England Journal of Medicine  trial studies on Trumenba, a bivalent meningococcal B vaccine.

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  • Day Care cases

    Two toddlers from Little Angels Day Nursery in Northfleet, Kent are currently in the hospital suffering from meningococcal disease.

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  • Be Informed!

    Meningococcal Meningitis is a scary disease!

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