epidemic meningitis


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epidemic meningitis

A term variously used for:
(1) Meningococcal meningitis (most commonly);
(2) Bacterial meningitis;
(3) Nonbacterial meningitides.
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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.
Meningitis surveillance in Mali: monitoring the elimination of epidemic meningitis. Presented at the 2012 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, March 13, 2012, Atlanta, GA.
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.
meningitidis serogroup A, previously the major cause of epidemic meningitis in the region.
Editorial: 100 years of epidemic meningitis in West Africa--has anything changed?
(15.) Epidemic meningitis surveillance in the African meningitis belt, deciding on the most appropriate approach.
For several decades, epidemic meningitis has been a major health problem in the African meningitis belt.
We acknowledge the major contributions of the Meningitis Vaccine Project and their colleagues in the control of epidemic meningitis in Africa through the development of PsA-TT.