New meningitis vaccine could prevent 91% of strains, CDC discovers



A new vaccine against Meningitis B protects against more than nine out of 10 strains of the disease, according to new research.
It is the most common form of bacterial meningitis and notoriously difficult to prevent because there are so many strains to target.
Now scientists say up to 91 percent of strains causing the disease in children and young adults are likely to be covered by the vaccine called MenB-4C - more than previously hoped.
It follows experiments at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and at pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, manufacturer of the... read more

 
22 November 2017 in Health, Views: 51
Source: Daily Mail
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