Colleges wise to highlight meningitis B risks to students

With classes beginning across New Jersey, several local colleges and universities, including Princeton and Rutgers, are now providing on-campus access to the meningococcal serotype B vaccine. This vaccine can prevent serious invasive disease – including blood stream infections, meningitis, and pneumonia – that result from meningococcal serotype B infection. The consequences of these illnesses are very serious and can result in loss of limbs, deafness, blindness, significant developmental and intellectual impairment and death.  Read More