Vaccines for Prevention of Group B Meningococcal Disease: Not Your Father's Vaccines.

@article{Harrison2015VaccinesFP,
  title={Vaccines for Prevention of Group B Meningococcal Disease: Not Your Father's Vaccines.},
  author={Lee H. Harrison},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 6 Suppl 4},
  pages={S345-54}
}
For decades, there was no licensed vaccine for prevention of endemic capsular group B meningococcal disease, despite the availability of vaccines for prevention of the other most common meningococcal capsular groups. Recently, however, two new vaccines have been licensed for prevention of group B disease. Although immunogenic and considered to have an acceptable safety profile, there are many scientific unknowns about these vaccines, including effectiveness against antigenically diverse endemic… CONTINUE READING

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