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Princeton Considers New Step on Meningitis Outbreak

November 18, 2013
 

Federal authorities have given Princeton University permission to use Bexsero, a vaccine against meningitis not yet approved for general use in the United States, The New York Times reported. Seven people at Princeton have come down with a strain of meningitis in the last year, and that strain is not covered by the vaccination approved for use in the United States. Princeton is considering the use of Bexsero, and has also started a number of other efforts, such as discouraging students at parties from sharing the same cups.

 

 

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