Meningococcal A, B, C, W, Y
  • Bacterial infection transmitted from person to person
  • Different bacterial subtypes: A, B, C, W, Y
  • Causes meningitis
Adolescents: Major Carriers and Transmitters
  • Passed via close contact (i.e. college dormitories)
  • Kissing or coughing
  • Locker rooms
The Meningococcal Vaccine
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