Princeton University is getting ready to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis.
A meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available to nearly 6,000 students starting Dec. 9 at Princeton University, which had previously said it was considering the move.
State health officials have declared a meningitis outbreak on the Princeton University campus.
New Jersey health officials have linked four more fungal meningitis cases to a nationwide outbreak caused by a potentially tainted medication.
New Jersey officials have revised downward to 650 the number of patients in the state who received epidural injections of a steroid linked to a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis.
New Jersey’s Health Commissioner has identified the six healthcare facilities that dispensed medication that has been associated with a deadly outbreak of non contagious fungal meningitis. Two of them are located in South Jersey.