Make prevention a priority by vaccinating against meningococcal disease
Vaccination may not protect all recipients.
CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; MenB=meningococcal serogroup B disease; MenACWY=meningococcal serogroups A, C, W, and Y disease.
References: 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meningococcal disease: causes and spread to others. http://www.cdc.gov/meningococcal/about/causes-transmission.html. Updated May 31, 2019. Accessed January 16, 2020. 2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs). Neisseria meningitidis, 2009-2018. http://www.cdc.gov/abcs/reports-findings/surv-reports.html. Updated April 5, 2019. Accessed January 13, 2020. 3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meningococcal vaccination for adolescents: Information for healthcare professionals. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/mening/hcp/adolescent-vaccine.html. Updated July 26, 2019. Accessed January 16, 2020.