Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 25th, 2000
The recommendation was issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rate of meningitis among college students living in dormitories is about 4.6 per 100,000, higher than that of any age group other than children under two. Still, the rate for college students falls under the threshold for a mandatory vaccination campaign of 10 per 100,000.
"We are pleased the CDC has finally published its recommendation regarding college students and the increasing threat of...
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