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3h.2 How common is meningococcal disease?




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This article is from the Childhood Vaccinations FAQ, by Lynn Gazis-Sax lynng@alsirat.com with numerous contributions by others.

3h.2 How common is meningococcal disease?

About 2,500 cases a year in the US, but tens of thousands annually in
sub-Saharan Africa.

 

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