Useful Links on Meningococcal Disease and Menactra Vaccine
The following websites provide more information about meningococcal disease and protecting your patients:
- Sanofi Pasteur Announces FDA Approval of Menactra Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine Indication for Infants
FDA approval of Menactra vaccine for infants was based on results of one Phase II and three Phase III modified single-blind, controlled, multicenter trials involving more than 3300 infants.
- American College Health Association (ACHA)
Nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of college and university students. The "Meningitis on Campus" section of this website includes educational materials and advice for protecting college students.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Includes information on meningitis, including the latest prevention recommendations, as well as information on other dieases.
- Immunization Coverage in the US (CDC)
This section of the CDC website covers immunization statistics, including vaccination coverage at national, state, and local levels.
The latest news on meningitis, details on specific forms of meningitis, and links to disease-specific news, clinical trials, and journal articles, as well as information on other conditions.
- National Meningitis Association (NMA)
Educates families, medical professionals, and others about bacterial meningitis and prevention, and provides support to victims' families.