Certain people are at increased risk for meningococcal disease. Some risk factors include:
Infectious diseases tend to spread wherever large groups of people gather. Several college campuses have reported outbreaks of serogroup B meningococcal disease in recent years. Learn more about vaccine recommendations for those at increased risk in group settings.
Certain medical conditions
Certain medical conditions and medications put people at increased risk of meningococcal disease. Learn more about vaccine recommendations for those at increased risk due to certain medical conditions.