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Mike Maxwell Memorial Road Hockey Tournament Inspires Hope 

In life, Mike Maxwell had a passion for the game of road hockey. That passion was fully realized when he played alongside his friends…

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As I proudly watched via webcast recently Waterloo Liberal MPP Leeanna Pendergast introduce, during Second Reading, Bill 2 the Meningitis Awareness Day Act in the Ontario Legislature – I could not…

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Bill 2, Meningitis Awareness Day Act, 2010 Passes Second Reading An Act to proclaim April 24 in each year as Meningitis Awareness Day

Leeanna Pendergast, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, tabled for…

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Advanced vaccine guards against lethal meningitis

On April 24, 2007, 15-year-old Brodie Campbell’s flu-like symptoms worsened during the night, and his parents took him to the hospital. One thing…

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New Vaccine for Pneumococcal Disease Receives Priority Approval From Health Canada

Prevnar(R) 13 Provides Broadest Coverage of any Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Infants and Young Children…

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With all the recent worry over H-1-N-1, it’s important to remember another serious illness that can mimic the flu.   Health Specialist Laura Di Battista with what you need to know to protect your…

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A new meningococcal conjugate vaccine: What should physicians know and do? R Bortolussi, M Salvadori; Canadian Paediatric Society, Immunization and Infectious Diseases Committee.

A quadrivalent…

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Fever, chills, vomiting: It starts like a stomach bug or the flu. But bacterial meningitis can go on to kill terrifyingly fast – one of the few infections in the U.S. and Canada where someone can…

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Ontario government applauded for adopting broad protection strategy against meningococcal meningitis All grade 7 students in Ontario will be provided Menactra® vaccine

Waterloo, ON, (June 2, 2009…

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Ontario Students to Benefit from New Vaccine NEWS - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care McGuinty Government Adds Meningococcal Vaccine To Voluntary School Immunization Program

Starting in…