Meningococcal Vaccine requires Further Study

Tue, 20 Feb 2007 05:00 PM EST

... Epidemiologist Dr Mahomed Patel said that an analysis of historical patterns of meningococcal incidence should also be examined to better understand, and further prevent, the bacterial infection."The meningococcal vaccine has been effective since its introduction in 2003, but the disease incidence rate is still higher than 20 years ago. We could do better," Dr Patel said. [click link for full article] ...