This page lists all feature stories (articles of interest to health consumers searching the internet), podcasts, electronic cards, videos, and posters related to meningococcal.
Meningococcal Disease – Help Prevent It
Meningococcal disease, a type of bacterial meningococcal, is a serious infection that can be prevented with a vaccine...
(Published: April 18, 2011 on the CDC's home page)
Listen To This Podcast (1:56 minutes)
Listen to this general overview of meningitis, including what it is, the five types, and the causes.
Date Released: 10/24/2012
Invasive Meningococcal Men Y Disease
Listen To This Podcast (7:21 minutes)
Dr. Leonard Mayer, a public health microbiologist at CDC, discusses invasive meningococcal disease.
Date Released: 4/23/2012
Meningococcal Immunization for Adolescents
Listen To This Podcast (5:04 minutes)
This podcast provides information about adolescent recommendations for meningococcal disease/meningococcal
Date Released: 8/7/2008
Pre-teens need vaccines too
CDC Commentary: Meningococcal Disease: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management
Release Date: 3/22/2010
CDC Expert Commentary in Partnership with Medscape (available to registered users of Medscape's Professional sites; registration is free [www.medscape.com])
View this video (5:25 min)
Fight of her life (5:25 min)
Release Date: 3/22/2010
Watch a video from MSNBC about a college student who contracted bacterial meningococcal and survived.
CDC Responds to Meningitis in Burkina Faso
Release Date: 5/2/2011
Epidemics of bacterial meningitis in Africa can affect hundreds of thousands of people and kill many thousands. A CDC doctor describes how CDC has contributed to development of an inexpensive vaccine and is now working with partners to ensure it is used where needed most and evaluated for effectiveness.
View this video (3:13 min)
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
Preteen Vaccine Campaign
National meningococcal Association's Pre-Teen Vaccine Campaign
Meningococcal meningitis, serogroup A, is deadly, expensive and preventable...
(Date Released: 5/9/2013)
For Kids (from BAM! Body and Mind)
BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids 9-13 years old. BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that kids told us are important to them using kid-friendly lingo, games, quizzes, and other interactive features.
Visit The Immune Platoon on the BAM! Website to learn more about pertussis and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Meet Meningitis Mutants, a disease villain that can be viral or bacterial and attacks the spinal cord and brain.
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