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Meningococcal meningitis vaccine

Who should get meningococcal meningitis vaccine

In several countries such as UK and Ireland, meningococcal meningitis vaccine is massively uses to encounter the disease. Each year, in those countries, around 2,000 people are infected by Neisseria meningiditis, the common bacteria that cause meningococcal meningitis. According to the WHO website, globally the disease have affect to 1.2 million people which are 135,000 […]

Bacterial meningitis vaccine – Things you should know

The dark side of bacterial meningitis vaccine

Bacterial meningitis vaccine can prevent some types of bacteria that cause bacterial meningitis. Just like other vaccine, it can block the disease by preparing the human body to receipt the bacterial attack. Someone who injected with the vaccine, latter the body will create specific antibody, a defense system to encounter the disease cause. Since the […]