A 48-year-old member asked:
Does a childhood hib vaccine fulfill the meningitis requirement at most u.s. colleges?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Colleges are worried about epidemic Meningococcal disease and related sepsis and meningitis. Hib meningitis is a problem of infancy and childhood and rarely if ever hit college kids before we had the vaccines.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is a childhood Hib vaccine valid for the meningitis requirement?
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
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Last updated Jun 28, 2014
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