Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease is a serious illness caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis. It can cause meningitis (infection in the spinal cord) as well as infection in the blood, lungs, and joints. Meningococcal disease can progress very quickly.


Public health, health care and school professionals

Vaccine and Chemoprophylaxis Recommendations

Special Circumstances: Child Care, School and College