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3h.6 When is the meningococcal vaccine recommended?




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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.6 When is the meningococcal vaccine recommended?

For children with certain types of immune disorders and during
epidemic outbreaks. It is also given to children travelling to certain
areas, and is required for pilgrims to Mecca for the annual Haj (as of
1992, according to the CDC).

 

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