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Many in Fort Collins rush to get meningitis vaccines in wake of deaths

Jeffrey Wolf 9News.com 06/23/2010 After Lisa Krizman of Loveland lost her daughter, Sierra, to meningitis in 2007, she started a foundation to bolster awareness of the disease and raise money for vaccination clinics. Now that Fort Collins Adult Hockey Association players Brian Wormus and Nick Smith have died of invasive meningococcal disease, Krizman is fast-tracking […]

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  • VT
  • June 24, 2010

Why your child’s meningitis jab may NOT offer protection after all

Rachel Ellis Daily Mail 06/22/2010 Parents have their children vaccinated in the belief it offers vital protection against serious infections. But now there are concerns that the meningitis C vaccine may not be effective during key times in their child’s life. New research has revealed that within seven years of receiving the jab, three quarters […]

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  • VT
  • June 22, 2010
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