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CDC investigating ‘large, ongoing’ outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida

CDC investigating ‘large, ongoing’ outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating “one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in the history of the United States” after at least 24 cases and six deaths in Florida. In a news release on Wednesday, the CDC described a serogroup C meningococcal outbreak that …

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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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