Vaccination is protection!
A second student from University of Massachusetts, who lives in residence hall, was diagnosed of meningococcal meningitis. The first student was confirmed as Serogroup B. The serogroup B strain is not covered by the meningitis vaccine required for college attendance, which only cover strains A, C, Y and W. The University Health Services (UHS) advices the students to take healthy smart precautions including getting a meningitis B vaccine.
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