Tools & resources designed to help healthcare professionals protect teenagers from meningococcal disease
Sample social media posts focused on meningococcal disease prevention
30-second public service video on the two types of meningococcal vaccines to help protect adolescents and young adults
Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection that most often leads to severe swelling of the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) or infection of the bloodstream.
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The Robert Austrian Memorial Lecture honors the late Robert Austrian, MD, a University of Pennsylvania researcher who developed the first multivalent vaccine against pneumococcal bacteria.
Many adults need to be vaccinated if they are at increased risk of meningococcal disease, including college students, military personnel, and some international travelers