• Booster Vaccination

    A recent study following a meningitis vaccination campaign in Burkina Faso, Africa investigated when a booster vaccination might be necessary.

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  • Penn State University

    A confirmed case of meningococcal meningitis at University Park has been treated for the infection and is currently recovering at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

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  • Be Proactive

    The National Meningitis Association (NMA) in collaboration with the vaccines division of Sanofi Pasteur announced the launch of a new educational initiative about CDC’s recommended second dose of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine (MenACWY) for adolescents at age 16.

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  • Happens Anywhere

    A San Diego State University student contracted meningococcal meningitis and is being treated at a local hospital.

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  • Dangerous Waters

    Nine-year-old Brogan-Lei Partridge has lost both her feet after a severe bout of mystery meningitis contracted from SWIMMING in the ocean.

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  • Staying Current

    Children & young adults heading off to school need certain vaccinations before attending.

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  • Father’s Love

    Gary Springer created an award at the National Meningitis Association and who has worked tirelessly to support both his son and the organization that seeks to help others. 

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  • Brave Girl

    Brogan-Lei Partridge became critically ill just weeks after being a bridesmaid at the wedding of her parents.

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  • Another College

    A Colgate student was diagnosed with bacterial meningococcal meningitis after being taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Utica.

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  • Listen

    Dan Jarvis lost the majority of his hearing at 18 months old when he contracted meningococcal meningitis Now aged 36, he is 98.5% deaf but Dan doesn’t believe deafness has to be a disadvantage in life.

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