News and Events

  • 30 June 2015
    Progress made in USA for Meningitis B vaccines

    The Confederation of Meningitis Organisations welcomes the decision made during Wednesday’s meeting of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices, when it was decided that the recommendation for serogroup B meningococcal vaccination would be expanded to include adolescents and young adults in the USA.

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  • 29 June 2015
    CoMO presents at 5th Asian Vaccine Conference in Hanoi

    The 5th Asian Vaccine Conference (ASVAC) was held this year from June 12th -14th in Hanoi, Vietnam. This was CoMO’s 3rd ASVAC and certainly our most enjoyable so far. This year CoMO co-partnered with the International Vaccine Advisory Centre (IVAC) to present a workshop entitled ‘Vaccine Advocacy in Action’.

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  • 23 June 2015
    Support for routine introduction of Meningitis B vaccines in the US

    On June 24, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will be meeting to discuss the recommendations for the Meningitis B vaccines in the US. In a meeting held in February of this year the CDC agreed to provide vaccines to those most at risk. This meeting will consider making these vaccines routine for adolescents.

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