Meningitis Strikes College Campuses

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Catherine Martin, executive director of the California Immunization Coalition, offers insight into the cases of meningitis B on the campus of Santa Clara University and the importance of vaccination. Meningitis is a serious and often deadly disease in which an outside layer of the brain or spinal cord becomes infected and swollen. In some extreme cases, individuals can experience loss of limbs, deafness, and even death.

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