epidemic meningitis


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Synonyms for epidemic meningitis

meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal

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Reliable vaccination coverage estimates will continue to be needed to monitor and evaluate the introduction of this new vaccine, and to measure the impact of vaccination on achieving the goal of eliminating epidemic meningitis in the region.
Serogroup A is the leading cause of epidemic meningitis worldwide.
The company is developing a number of new vaccine products, including vaccines for pneumococcal conjugate, enterovirus 71 (EV71) (against hand, foot & mouth disease), mumps, rubella, HIB, epidemic meningitis, chickenpox and human rabies.
The company is currently developing a number of new vaccine products, including pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, EV71 inactivated vaccine (against Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease), Japanese Encephalitis vaccine, animal and human rabies vaccine, HIB and epidemic meningitis, chickenpox, mumps and rubella vaccines.
The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision for Epidemic Meningitis Control has provided 157,000 doses of trivalent ACW vaccine for a mass vaccination campaign in affected areas of Dono-Manga and Goundi as well as 282,000 doses of bivalent vaccine for mass vaccination in Doba and Bebidja.
meningitidis serogroup A, previously the major cause of epidemic meningitis in the region.
Each year, 450 million persons in a region of sub-Saharan Africa known as the "meningitis belt" are at risk for death and disability from epidemic meningitis caused by serogroup A Neisseria meningitidis (1).
The company is developing a number of new vaccine products, including vaccines for pneumococcal conjugate, enterovirus 71 (EV71) (against Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease), Japanese Encephalitis, animal and human rabies, HIB and epidemic meningitis, chickenpox, mumps and rubella.