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Meningitis Information

Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

The Canadian Press, 2008.  New 4-strain meningitis vaccine safe, effective in infants:  study January 9, 2008

Alberta Health and Wellness: Public Health Notifiable Disease Management Guidelines – January 2011

Government of Alberta – Backgrounder- Meningococcal Disease and Conjugate Vaccine

Alberta’s Meningococcal Immunization Campaign – Apr. to Sept. 2011

Canadian Paediatric Society – Meningococcal vaccine

British Columbia Annual Summary of Reportable Diseases

Fraser Health 2007 Report – Meningococcal Disease, Invasive

Public Health Agency of Canada – Statement on conjugate meningococcal vaccine for serogroups A, C, Y and W-135

CBC NEWS – Meningitis vaccine commercial irks drug advertising critics (Oct. 30, 2007)

BC Centre For Disease Control – Facebook

BC Medical Journal – Canada needs a national immunization program:  an open letter to the Honourable Anne McLellan, federal minister of health – Dr. Monika Naus, David W. Scheifele (March 4, 2003). – Meningitis May Be Mistaken For The Flu, Parents Say (Oct. 28, 2009)

BC Medical Journal – Meningococcal Disease in British Columbia – 2001 Summary (May 4, 2002)

Disabled World, towards tomorrow (3 June 2009)

Huffpost Living – Health Canada Must Move Quickly on New Meningitis Vaccine – Nov. 14, 2011

National – Kerri Toloczko (Sep. 30, 2011) – Vaccine for Men B -  Vaccine for Men B

NIH Public Access (March 1, 2011) – The Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease in the United States

NASN (National Association of School Nurses) – Facts About Meningococcal Disease

National Institute of Health – The Epidemiology of Meningococcal Disease in the United States (Mar. 1, 2010)

CBC NEWS – New 4-strain meningitis vaccine safe, effective in infants:  study (Jan. 9, 2008)

Canada’s Paediatricians – Caring For Kids

CBC Documentaries – The Boy Who Lost His Legs

YorkRegion.Com – TV show focuses on boys road to recovery

Public Health – Seattle & King County – Health Alert, 22 December 2004:  Meningitis Among Gay Men In Vancouver, British Columbia