The medical legacy of a promising young fiddle player

Riehl, Winston P.
July 2006
Cortlandt Forum;Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p71
The article discusses the decision of the author, a medical doctor, to notify all his patients and friend with children in the susceptible age groups to make sure they are vaccinated against meningitis in the United States. This decision was prompted by the death of a young boy, a violinist, due to meningococcemia. Groups of doctors are working on getting state legislatures to mandate vaccination against meningitis.


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