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Meningococcal Disease Basics

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.

  • Meningococcal VIS
    The Vaccine Information Statement on meningococcal vaccine from CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • WHO Meningococcal Disease
    World Health Organization (WHO) information about the incidence of Meningococcal Disease around the world. Attention: Non-MDH link


Updated Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 04:56PM