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Global Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine Efficacy

This article, published in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, reviews outbreaks of meningococcal disease across the globe and the serotypes associated with these outbreaks. The author also discusses the different vaccines available for the prevention of meningococcal disease, as well as the need for additional vaccines to prevent disease caused by meningococcal serotypes that are not covered by current vaccines. 

Author: Pollard AJ

Published: 2004

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Citation: Pollard AJ. Global Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine Efficacy. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2004;23(Suppl. 12):S274-279.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Meningococcus

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global