August 2, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine against meningococcal disease for use among patients of a broader age range than before.

June 13, 2013

Voices of Meningitis, a public health initiative of the National Association of School Nurses, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, has announced the launch of Get in the Game: Keeping Teens Healthy, a new program to help educate parents on the danger and prevention of meningococcal disease.

November 7, 2011

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has prepared all of its Texas-based clinics for an increased demand for the meningococcal vaccine for bacterial meningitis following a bill signed into law last May, whereby Texas will become the first state in the country to require that all college students receive one dose or booster of the meningococcal vaccine for bacterial meningitis.

October 11, 2011

A lot has been happening at Swiss drug maker Novartis in the realm of vaccines.


August 4, 2011

Meningococcal meningitis is rare but can kill preteens and teenagers in as little as a day. Yet many kids still engage in behaviors that put them at risk of contracting the disease despite not being vaccinated.

April 25, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first vaccine for preventing meningococcal disease in children as young as 9 months old, the agency said.

April 15, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is participating in a new docudrama that debuts on Animal Planet beginning Friday at 9 p.m., the agency announced earlier this week.

February 9, 2011

Supervalu on Wednesday announced the supermarket chain had plenty of shingles vaccinations on hand, despite current reports about a shortage of the vaccinations.

February 1, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Novartis vaccine for preventing meningococcal disease in children, the Swiss drug maker said.

October 25, 2010

An investigative vaccine made by Novartis appears to offer good protection against meningococcal disease in...

August 25, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted an application from Sanofi Pasteur to expand the...

July 12, 2010

Nurses and health officials in Florida have joined a campaign to educate parents about the...

May 3, 2010

NBA Cares is continuing its efforts to encourage teens to get vaccinated to prevent contracting...

March 28, 2010

The charitable arm of the NBA is expanding its education program about adolescent vaccinations to...

March 24, 2010

The charitable arm of the NBA is sending a basketball star out to educate parents...

February 21, 2010

Novartis has received Food and Drug Administration approval for a vaccine for meningococcal disease, the...