The Meningitis Vaccine Project.

@article{Laforce2007TheMV,
  title={The Meningitis Vaccine Project.},
  author={F Marc Laforce and Kader M. Kond{\'e} and Simonetta Viviani and Marie-Pierre Pr{\'e}ziosi},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          A97-100
        }
}
Epidemic meningococcal meningitis is an important public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Current control measures rely on reactive immunizations with polysaccharide (PS) vaccines that do not induce herd immunity and are of limited effectiveness in those under 2 years of age. Conversely, polysaccharide conjugate vaccines are effective in infants and have consistently shown an important effect on decreasing carriage, two characteristics that facilitate disease control. In 2001 the… CONTINUE READING
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