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Video abstract: Meningococcal disease among college-aged young adults: 2014–2016
Release date: 12/31/2018
Dr. Sarah Mbaeyi describes study findings that college students are at increased risk for serogroup B meningococcal disease.
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This fact sheet describes common outcomes of meningococcal disease, a rare but very serious illness. It also describes who is at increased risk, how the bacteria that cause it spread, and recommendations for vaccination. Fact sheet: Meningococcal disease [2 pages] | Spanish version [2 pages]
What people living with HIV need to know
People living with HIV are at increased risk for meningococcal disease and should get a meningococcal conjugate vaccine. Meningococcal disease: What people living with HIV need to know [2 pages]pdf icon | Spanish version [2 pages]
Fact sheets by type (serogroup)
Fact sheet for parents
This fact sheet answers questions parents may have about vaccinating their child. Meningococcal vaccines for preteens and teens [1 page]
Spanish version [1 page]
Preteen vaccine campaign materials
Print materials about vaccines for preteens and teens, including meningococcal vaccines, are available on CDC’s Immunization Partners website. Flyers, fact sheets, and posters
Meningitis in U.S. colleges
Release date: 4/29/2019
Dr. Heidi Soeters, an epidemiologist at CDC, discusses newest vaccines for preventing certain types of meningococcal diseases.
Listen to this podcast (17:18 minutes)
Meningococcal immunizations for preteens and teens
Release date: 8/11/2015
This podcast provides information about vaccine recommendations to help prevent meningococcal disease in preteens and teens.
Listen to this podcast (5:34 minutes)