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Is the meningococcal vaccine the same as meningitis vaccine?
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
Generally speaking, they refer to the same type of vaccine.
There are currently three 'meningitis' vaccines approved for use in the us to protect inidividuals from certain strains of the bacteria neisseria meningitidis (a.K.A the meningococcus).

In brief: Yes
Generally speaking, they refer to the same type of vaccine.
There are currently three 'meningitis' vaccines approved for use in the us to protect inidividuals from certain strains of the bacteria neisseria meningitidis (a.K.A the meningococcus).
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