June 29, 2015 A federal health advisory committee now says everyone aged 16 to 23 should talk to a doctor about whether they need to get immunized against a rare but dangerous strain of meningitis.
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Developing a vaccine for meningitis B was tricky. Even the existing vaccine doesn't protect against all B strains.
December 12, 2013 It turns out that the bacteria that are responsible meningitis B have a sugar coating that makes them look a lot like human cells. That similarity makes development of a vaccine against the germs especially tricky.
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