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CDC Investigating ‘Large, Ongoing’ Outbreak of Rare Disease in Florida

CDC Investigating ‘Large, Ongoing’ Outbreak of Rare Disease in Florida

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a “large ongoing outbreak” of a rare disease in Florida In a news release, the CDC said Wednesday that meningococcus spread among gay men, including those with HIV, in the Florida outbreak. “Getting vaccinated against meningococcal disease is the best way to prevent this …

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CDC: 7 deaths in Florida amid "one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history"

CDC: 7 deaths in Florida amid “one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history”

Health officials on Wednesday recommended that men in Florida who have sex with men get a meningococcal vaccine after what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called “one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among men.” homosexuals and bisexuals in the history of the United States”. The CDC said in a statement that …

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CDC warns of meningococcal outbreak among gay Florida men

CDC warns of meningococcal outbreak among gay Florida men

The Centers for Disease Control and Florida health officials are warning of a “historic” meningococcal outbreak among gay and bisexual men that has killed seven and seriously ill 24 others. The alarming rise in cases prompted the CDC to recommend vaccinations for all gay and bisexual men in the Sunshine State. The agency characterized the …

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