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How often should you get a meningococcal meningitis vaccine?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: MeningococcalVaccine

The latest recommendation is to have a booster after five years.

In brief: MeningococcalVaccine

The latest recommendation is to have a booster after five years.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Once is enough

If you are in a setting of high risk, a one time immunization would be appropriate.
Students in college dorms or military recruits are at particular risk. Most get fully immunized by one injection. For those with serious immune defects, periodic immunization may be necessary.

In brief: Once is enough

If you are in a setting of high risk, a one time immunization would be appropriate.
Students in college dorms or military recruits are at particular risk. Most get fully immunized by one injection. For those with serious immune defects, periodic immunization may be necessary.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. Matt Pflieger
Family Medicine

In brief: 1 time

The vaccine to prevent Meningococcal meningitis is a one time dose.
It is typically given when someone is 11-12 or when they are going to college. These are the times when you are more at risk for being exposed to meningitis.

In brief: 1 time

The vaccine to prevent Meningococcal meningitis is a one time dose.
It is typically given when someone is 11-12 or when they are going to college. These are the times when you are more at risk for being exposed to meningitis.
Dr. Matt Pflieger
Dr. Matt Pflieger
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