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Everyday heroes help
protect against meningitis B


For your kids, you’re a guardian, a hero, a warrior. And with historical inequities in disease treatment, it’s often up to you to help guard your kids from threats like meningitis B—a rare but serious bacterial infection that can strike without warning. You can help prevent meningitis B. Ask your child’s doctor how.

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References

  • 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meningococcal disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/index.html. Updated January 21, 2020. Accessed June 29, 2020.
  • 2. Thompson MJ, Ninis N, Perera R, et al. Clinical recognition of meningococcal disease in children and adolescents. Lancet. 2006;367(9508):397-403.
  • 3. Soeters HM, McNamara LA, Whaley M, et al. Serogroup B meningococcal disease outbreak and carriage evaluation at a college—Rhode Island, 2015. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2015;64(22):606-607.
  • 4. Borg J, Christie D, Coen PG, et al. Outcomes of meningococcal disease in adolescence: prospective, matched-cohort study. Pediatrics.
    2009;123(3):e502-e509.
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