infants at high risk for meningococcal disease is small at about 3,000-5,000, "making a targeted high-risk vaccination policy feasible and reasonable given the potential increased risk in these infants.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Meningococcal Disease
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- Medical Director
- Medical Doctor
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- Mega Day
- Mega Drive (Sega)
- Megadeth (band)
- Membrane Distillation
- Memorial Day
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Samples in periodicals archive:
After Evan died, I learned two things that would reset the course of my life and lead me on a journey I never could have imagined: college students are at increased risk for meningococcal disease and there was a vaccine available that could have prevented the infection.
We estimate that an extra 630 cases of childhood invasive meningococcal disease every year are directly attributable to second-hand smoke in the UK alone," Sky News quoted study leader Dr Rachael Murray, from the UK Centre for Tobacco Studies at the University of Nottingham, as saying.
A CHILD has been taken ill with meningococcal disease in an area hit by an outbreak of measles.
Meningitis, or meningococcal disease as the professionals refer to it, is a disease only found in humans.
HEALTH watchdogs said there were no additional confirmed cases of meningococcal disease in pupils attending Ysgol y Traeth.
1995 Meningococcal Disease, scientists from Europe and the US summarize current information about the epidemiology of the worldwide disease, its population biology, options to combat it by vaccination, the basic biology of the meningococcus as revealed by genomic sequence data, cell biology, and clinical and public health management.