Meningococcal disease: still with us.

In spite of considerable success in the development of drugs and vaccines, the problem of disease due to Neisseria meningitidis is far from solved. As late as the 1970s, epidemics of meningococcal disease occurred in at least 30 countries in all parts of the world. Most of the epidemics were caused by group A organisms, but epidemics due to groups B and C… CONTINUE READING