Meningitis rare, but can be deadly

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Meningitis rare, but can be deadly

As the school year commences, experts say the danger increases
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Information about meningococcal meningitis and vaccinations is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices by calling (404) 639-8836 or by visiting http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip/   Also, the National Meningitis Association has a 25-minute informational video narrated by Glenn Close about meningococcal meningitis. Information is available at www.nmaus.org. Click on the educational programs link and then on Getting It: A Disease …  A Vaccine.

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