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How new is the bacterial meningitis vaccine? Can I wait a couple of years to give this vaccine to my 12-year old son? I'm afraid of a reaction.

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In brief: Give it now

the vaccine is well tested and very effective.
Meningococcal meningitis is devastating and very aggressive. It often kills or causes permanent damage such as limb loss and neurological damage. even when treated it aggressively attacks. he is in a high risk age group for thr infection

In brief: Give it now

the vaccine is well tested and very effective.
Meningococcal meningitis is devastating and very aggressive. It often kills or causes permanent damage such as limb loss and neurological damage. even when treated it aggressively attacks. he is in a high risk age group for thr infection
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