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On May 29, Kai was enjoying a relaxing Saturday off, home from his first year at university. On May 30, he developed a headache and a fever. On June 1, he was disconnected from life support. This…

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WATERLOO, Ontario, June 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the wake of the tragic death of 19-year-old Kai Matthews of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Meningitis Foundation Canada (MFC) calls on all Canadian…

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A Halifax family is searching for answers after their 19-year-old son died from meningitis B, the most common and most deadly strain of meningitis. On June 1, Kai Matthews passed away surrounded…

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WATERLOO, Ontario, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This World Meningitis Day (April 24th), Meningitis Foundation Canada (MFC) is raising awareness of this ‘indiscriminate killer disease’ and…

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WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada extends a warm welcome to its new senior medical advisor, Dr. Joanne Langley.

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) (NYSE: GSK) announced that a multi-national phase III clinical program investigating its 5-in-1 meningitis (MenABCWY) vaccine…

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has greenlit Sanofi’s MenQuadfi Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine for the prevention of invasive meningococcal disease in individuals at least two years…

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College students face a much higher risk for the deadly bacterial infection meningitis B, a new analysis shows.

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In a new report published in Expert Review of Vaccines, the Global Meningococcal Initiative (GMI) – a leading group of scientists, doctors and public health officials – warns that the incidence of…

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Parents were questioning the effectiveness of vaccines long before a now debunked 1998 report linked the MMR vaccine to autism, according to a new article from researchers at the University of…