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Varieties of meningitis vaccine? What varieties of meningitis vaccine are available?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Several available

There are several vaccines to bacterial meningitis available.
This includes the hib-hemophillis influenza type b, the pneumococcal vaccine (13 strain) and the Meningococcal vaccine (4 strains). There are strains of bacteria and other germs that cause meningitis for which we have no effective vaccine. This includes various viruses, tb, amoeba, fungi etc.

In brief: Several available

There are several vaccines to bacterial meningitis available.
This includes the hib-hemophillis influenza type b, the pneumococcal vaccine (13 strain) and the Meningococcal vaccine (4 strains). There are strains of bacteria and other germs that cause meningitis for which we have no effective vaccine. This includes various viruses, tb, amoeba, fungi etc.
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