Princeton Students Get Smart on Vaccines

Parents who deny their children vaccines tend not to think they are putting their kids or anyone else at risk of anything so real. They are mistaken. 

Having spent several years working in the vaccine field, I've been curious to see how Princeton University would cope with an outbreak of meningitis B, a strain that isn't covered by the vaccine given to U.S. adolescents. After seven students fell ill, the Food and Drug Administration allowed a European Union-approved vaccine to be imported to stop the contagion.

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