• College Meningitis Outbreaks

    Outbreaks of type B meningococcal disease were reported on 20 college campuses from March 2013 to November 2017 according to the National Meningitis Association.

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  • Vaccinate Please!

    Purdue University and Indiana University announced starting in the fall semester, incoming students will be required to receive the meningitis B vaccine.

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  • 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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  • Approval Granted

    The European Commission (EC) has approved the Meningococcal Group B Vaccine TRUMENBA (by Pfizer, Inc) for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria Meningitides (MenB) for individuals 10 years of age and older.

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  • Don’t Forget B

    Meningitis outbreaks have become a reality for many colleges across the United States.

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