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Meningitis vaccine

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A new meningitis vaccine will help combat the infection in children as young as six weeks.
Steroid injections are the likely suspects.
Rare form of meningitis has sicked at least 35 people in six states
Rare fungal meningitis is linked to steroid injections for back pain, which were shipped to 23 states
Fears grow that the death toll will continue to rise.
As the death toll climbed to 20, US health officials confirmed the deadly outbreak was linked to steroid injections.
The meningitis vaccine is the first of its kind, and could save hundreds of lives.
Meningitis vaccine

The FDA has approved the use of a new combination vaccinate against meningitis in children as young as six weeks.

Jeff J Mitchell