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Africa Close to Eradicating Meningitis A with Cheap, Effective Vaccine

Filed in Nursing News by on November 12, 2015 0 Comments

Meningitis A vaccine for Africa, MenAfriVac, was developed in response to a plea for help from ministers of health in sub-Saharan Africa after an outbreak of meningitis A in 1996 infected over 250,000 people and killed over 25,000 in just a few months. The vaccine costs less than US$0.50 a dose and wherever it has […]

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