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This page lists all feature stories (articles of interest to health consumers searching the internet), podcasts, electronic cards, videos, and posters related to meningococcal.

Web Feature

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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)


Podcasts

Meningitis podcast

Meningitis
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

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

Teen and adult

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

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Health-e-Cards

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Preteens need vaccines too
Preteen Vaccines

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CDC Programs

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Videos

Clarifying Meningococcal Booster Dose Recommendations.
CDC Commentary: Clarifying Meningococcal Booster Dose Recommendations
Release Date: 1/16/2012

CDC Expert Commentary in Partnership with Medscape

View this video (4:40 min)

Meningococcal disease video.
CDC Commentary: Meningococcal Disease: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management
Release Date: 3/22/2010

CDC Expert Commentary in Partnership with Medscape

View this video (5:25 min)

Have You Heard About How To Prevent Meningococcal Disease.

Have You Heard About How To Prevent Meningococcal Disease?
Release Date: 8/11/2009

This video, featuring a meningococcal expert who is also a concerned mom, helps you learn more about meningococcal disease and how to prevent it.

View this video on CDC-TV or on YouTube (4:42 min)

Killer at college: meningococcal threatens students video.
Killer at college: meningococcal threatens students
Release Date: 3/22/2010

Watch a video from MSNBC about a college student who contracted bacterial meningococcal and survived.

Fight of her life (5:25 min)

Video: CDC Responds to Meningitis in Burkina Faso.
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)

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Print Materials

Meningococcal: Questions and Answers.
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Meningococcal: Questions and Answers [3 pages]


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Preteen vaccines
National Meningitis Association's Pre-Teen Vaccine Campaign

Posters and other tools

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Infographic

Meningitis A infographic
Meningitis A
Meningococcal meningitis, serogroup A, is deadly, expensive and preventable...
(Date Released: 5/9/2013)
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