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.
Fact sheet about meningococcal disease and vaccination recommendations.
- CDC Meningococcal
Basic information about meningococcal disease, signs and symptoms, and vaccination recommendations.
- WHO Meningococcal
World Health Organization (WHO) information about the incidence of meningococcal disease around the world.
- Meningococcal Vaccine: Why Preteens
and Teens Should Get It
Fact sheet about the different types of meningococcal vaccine.
- Meningococcal VIS
The Vaccine Information Statement on meningococcal vaccine from CDC.