Meningococcal disease is an illness caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis (or "Bacterial Meningitis"). It often causes meningitis but it can also cause bloodstream infections, pneumonia, joint infections, and other illness.
Fact sheet about meningococcal disease and vaccination recommendations.
- CDC Meningococcal
CDC general and technical information, as well as a list of MMWR articles. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Meningococcal VIS
The Vaccine Information Statement on meningococcal vaccine from CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link
- WHO Meningococcal
World Health Organization (WHO) information about the incidence of Meningococcal Disease around the world. Attention: Non-MDH link