• Vacation Nightmare

    Lilliana seven-month-old @ the time her family went on a dream vacation to Phuket, Thailand. Her mom, Elisha Robinson said,“I couldn’t believe it. She was well and happy in the morning and dying by lunchtime.” Liliana came down with a slight fever, taken to a local hospital to get checked out but just four hours […]

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  • Don’t Give Up

    In November 2008, Jamie was hanging with friends on campus in Austin, Texas but 14 hours later ended up in the emergency room after she developed flu-like symptoms. She was diagnosed with meningococcal disease, an uncommon but aggressive infection that, within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, can be fatal or cause life-long disability. In […]

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  • Full Coverage

    New Jersey law currently requires that college students be vaccinated against meningitis ACW & Y which has been available for decades. In December, NJ Assembly proposed a law that would require that college students in residence receive a vaccine for meningitis B. According to CDC- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adolescents and young adults […]

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  • Get Vaccinated

    Aleisha Derham would have been celebrating her 25th birthday this week but instead her family is mourning her death.

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  • Camper Dies

    The 16 year old teenager, a senior student from Kerikeru HS, was at a St John youth camp on Motutapu Island when he was airlifted to hospital and died of meningococcal disease.

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  • Syracuse Case

    The Syracuse University student has been discharged from the hospital and is recovering at home.

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  • Several Strains

    This is the sixth confirmed case of meningococcal disease in Tasmania this year.

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  • Time is of the Essence

    South Australian mother Tiffany Henderson knows all too well how quickly meningococcal disease can become life-threatening.

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  • Keep Fighting

    Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) joined the families to meet with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, where the devastating impact of meningitis and sepsis were discussed.

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  • Better Outcomes

    Scientists from Institut Necker-Enfants-Malades (INSERM/CNRS unit at the University Paris Descartes), discovered a molecule called ADAM10 becomes active and prevents our body’s natural ability to stop uncontrollable blood clotting in meningococcal disease.

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