By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Controlling deadly malaria without chemicals Scientists have finally found malaria’s Achilles’ heel, a neurotoxin that isn’t harmful to any living thing except...

Scientists are indicating that children in Burkina Faso who were vaccinated against group A meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia (MenA) between the ages of 1-4 years in 2010, could need a booster...

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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...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up to recent circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) in Jerusalem, the Israel Ministry of Health issued some information about poliovirus, the vaccines...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Tshopo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Minister of Health, Hygiene and Prevention, during the Council...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study looking across a large body of research finds further evidence for the safety of vaccines that are Food and Drug Administration-approved and routinely...