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The minactra meningitis vaccine covers all types of bacterial meningitis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

This vaccine is only helpful in preventing 4 strains of the meningococcus bacteria contained within the vaccine.
These are the more common strains that cause this type of meningitis, but there are other strains. It does not cover any of the several other germs known to cause meningitis. Other vaccines cover some of the other germs.

In brief: No

This vaccine is only helpful in preventing 4 strains of the meningococcus bacteria contained within the vaccine.
These are the more common strains that cause this type of meningitis, but there are other strains. It does not cover any of the several other germs known to cause meningitis. Other vaccines cover some of the other germs.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Menactra

The Menactra vaccine is avaccine against the meningococcus only.

In brief: Menactra

The Menactra vaccine is avaccine against the meningococcus only.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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