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Prospects for eradication of meningococcal disease
  1. Simon Nadel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Simon Nadel, Department of Paediatric Intensive Care, St Marys Hospital, Praed Street, London W21NY, UK; s.nadel{at}imperial.ac.uk

Abstract

Meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia remain a serious global health threat. This review focuses on the epidemiology of meningococcal disease following the recent implementation of effective vaccines and the potential utility of a vaccine against serogroup B meningococcus.

  • Epidemiology
  • Intensive Care
  • Mortality
  • Infectious Diseases

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