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Without effective vaccines meningitis remains a substantial worldwide threat with major health-care implications. A number of advances have been made in vaccine design and implementation over the last decade, with new vaccine initiatives providing substantial promise for the future reduction of global disease burden.


Journal article


Hosp Med

Publication Date





161 - 167


Bacterial Capsules, Bacterial Vaccines, Haemophilus Vaccines, Humans, Meningitis, Bacterial, Meningitis, Viral, Meningococcal Infections, Neisseria meningitidis, Pneumococcal Infections, Polysaccharides, Bacterial, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Viral Vaccines