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Officials stress importance of Meningitis B vaccine among college students

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by Rachel Basinger

The “Beware of B” campaign has been pushing for colleges and universities across the country to make the meningitis B vaccination mandatory for students, and some universities have climbed on board.

Nate Wardle, press secretary for the state’s department of health said the required vaccination for both seventh graders and 12th graders in Pennsylvania is a dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV).

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