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Two prominent meningitis awareness and support organizations are promoting the use of the meningitis B vaccines on all children (middle school through college freshman) as the Centers for Disease Control’s...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously voted today in favor of recommending meningococcal group B vaccines, including...

The strain of Neisseria meningitis, the agent of meningococcal disease, that killed 18-year-old  San Diego State University (SDSU) freshman Sara Stelzer is the same strain seen in outbreaks of meningococcal...

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PRESS RELEASE This week, a student at Georgetown University died from serogroup B meningococcal disease. Continuing reports of serogroup B cases are an important reminder that there is an unmet public...

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Advances in the prevention and treatment of an often fatal condition called bacterial meningitis appear to be paying dividends in the United States, report infectious disease experts at The University...

The first major paper looking at the causes and consequences of meningitis in the UK has found that viruses are now the most common cause of meningitis in adults and is a cause of substantial long-term...

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands are reporting dozens of meningococcal meningitis cases this year, resulting in 11 deaths, according to an AD news...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis case reported in a Smith College student recently, the school reported that confirmatory testing performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

An international group of expert scientists, doctors and public health officials has reported that cases of meningococcal group B meningitis and septicemia (MenB) are increasing in China, and have recommended...

In recent weeks, two high profile individuals– a televangelist and the newly appointed Health commissioner of Milwaukee, WI–made very troubling anti-vaccine statements that garnered critiques...