"Compassionate Use" for Public Health

Feemster, Kristen A.; Offit, Paul
March 2014
Annals of Internal Medicine;3/18/2014, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p421
Academic Journal
The author reflects on eight cases of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (MenB) on March 22, 2013 which have occurred among students and visitors at the Princeton University. Topics discussed include the initiative taken by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. to immunize students in the U.S., the development of hepatitis B and human papillomavirus vaccines and reduction of behaviors to reduce infected respiratory secretions.


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