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THE MRFC: A SUCCESSFUL FIFTEEN-YEAR JOURNEY

The MRFC is the first national charitable foundation in Canada dedicated to raising awareness, providing support to families affected by…

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New MenB Vaccine Offers Hope by Dr. Ron Gold

The missing vaccine has finally arrived. Up to now, we have had vaccines against most of the major causes of bacterial meningitis: Hib vaccine…

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A five-year-old girl in Surrey, B.C., has died of bacterial meningitis, but a medical health officer says public health measures do not need to be taken to prevent an outbreak at her school.

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Health Canada Approves Bexero (English)

Health Canada Approves Bexero (French)

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The family of a six year old Windsor, Ont., girl who died last July wants an inquest into her death. They want to know how the Ornge air ambulance system failed to provide service to transport her…

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A B.C. father says he's growing increasingly frustrated that a vaccine against a deadly infection that killed his teenage son is still not covered by health care.

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Tuesday is World Meningitis Awareness Day. Amy Purdy, a model, actress and champion snowboarder, speaks with Mutsumi Takahashi about the effect the disease has had on her body.

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Michael Longo was just 19 years old when he woke up at home one Saturday morning with flu-like symptoms and a pain in his side. Within hours, he was unconscious.

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The disease can look harmless at first, mimicking flu symptoms. But meningitis usually worsens quickly and the bacterial infection can kill or leave those who survive with lifelong complications…

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As the Confederation of Meningitis Organizations (CoMO) Paris Conference 2011 got underway on Oct. 1st, one thing was unmistakably clear, sharing stories of loved ones indiscriminately cut down by…