News and Events

  • 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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  • 29 May 2015
    Nations unite against meningitis

    On April 24th 2015, the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations (CoMO), along with its member organisations and supporters, united to celebrate the 7th World Meningitis Day. Dedicated events, social media campaigns, interviews with local media and many other activities were used to raise awareness of this deadly disease and to encourage people across the globe to join the fight against meningitis.

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  • 27 May 2015
    Falsified meningitis vaccine discovered in Niger

    The WHO have released a medical product alert requesting vigilance over a number of vaccines and solvents found in Niger.

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