Princeton Offers Students Vaccine Normally Unavailable in US

Princeton Offers Students Vaccine Normally Unavailable in US

Princeton University officials have decided that they will make available to students suffering from type B meningitis a vaccine that is not normally approved for use in the US. Although the use of this normally excluded vaccine is a testament to the extraordinary nature of this outbreak those who are given the vaccine should know […]

Princeton University Considers Emergency Vaccine for Meningitis Outbreak

Princeton University Considers Emergency Vaccine for Meningitis Outbreak

    A strand of meningitis, identified as “Type B,“ has broken out on Princeton University’s campus, sickening several students. Outbreaks of meningitis are usually designated as medical emergencies because of the possibility of affecting the brain and the risk of death. Meningitis involves the swelling of protective membranes which shield the brain and spinal […]