CDC investigating 'large, ongoing' outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida
7 days ago - By WGN TV
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history" after at least 24 cases and six deaths were reported in Florida.
In a Wednesday p ress release , the CDC described a serogroup C meningococcal outbreak primarily spreading among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, including those living with HIV.
About half of the cases were reported among Hispanic men. A serogroup is a group of bacteria containing a common antigen.
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CDC warns of meningococcal outbreak primarily among gay men in Florida
7 days ago - By KCCI
The CDC is investigating "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history."
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Florida Meningococcal Disease Outbreak: CDC Urges Gay Men To Get Vaccine
7 days ago - By Newsweek
The agency is encouraging take-up of the MenACWY vaccine amid "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history."
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