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By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Princeton inoculates 91 percent of eligible University members

After four days of a vaccine clinic at  the Frist Campus Center at Princeton University, school officials say that 5,268 eligible individuals, or 91 percent of the University community received the first dose of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Princeton to host ‘open forums’ about meningitis and the vaccination

Princeton University announced today that they will be holding open forums Thursday and Friday (Dec. 5 and 6) for faculty, staff and students who want to learn more about the meningococcal vaccine and bacterial More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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CDC expert: Use of unlicensed vaccine, Bexsero, ‘highly unusual’

During a telebriefing yesterday with CDC pediatrician and meningitis expert, Dr Amanda Cohn, a couple of key questions were answered concerning the Novartis meningitis vaccine, Bexsero. Neisseria meningitidisImage/CDC When More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
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What is Bexsero? How common is meningococcal disease serogroup B?

With the eighth case of meningococcal meningitis confirmed at Princeton University yesterday, and at least seven confirmed as Neisseria meningitis serotype B (MenB) with the most recent still pending, health officials More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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What is meningitis, how do you get infected and how can you prevent it?

Meningitis can be very serious; as a matter of fact certain types of bacterial meningitis can be rapidly fatal without early treatment. It is one of the conditions considered to be a medical emergency that is related More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Princeton hopes to make Bexsero available for students in December

In a follow-up to an earlier story, Princeton University announced today via email that they will be receiving the EU/Australia approved meningococcal meningitis vaccine, Bexsero, to offer to immunize students against More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Olympic medalist, Dara Torres talks meningococcal meningitis and the ‘Voices of Meningitis’

With school back in session, there is so much to do and prepare for–books, exams, and weekend football games. However, there is something that all parents should be aware of as you send you children off the More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Update: Princeton meningitis case confirmed positive for Neisseria meningitidis group B

In a follow up to a report last week, Princeton University has announced that a student that was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis last Tuesday, has been confirmed to have an infection with Neisseria meningitidis More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Northern Arizona University student confirmed positive for bacterial meningitis

A Northern Arizona University (NAU) freshman who was living on campus has been admitted to a local hospital to be treated for bacterial meningitis, according to a University news release Thursday. The AZ Daily More...


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