TITLE

Dorm Danger

AUTHOR(S)
Slobin, Teresa
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Glamour;Oct99, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that meningococcal disease, a deadly form of bacterial meningitis, is on the rise among 15- to 24-year-olds according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People who are at risk; Why experts recommend a meningitis vaccine for all incoming university students; Some of the complications of the illness.
ACCESSION #
2297304

 

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