TODAY   |  November 19, 2013

Princeton plans to provide meningitis vaccine to students

Officials at Princeton University say they are moving forward with a plan to provide some of its students with a meningitis vaccine that is not approved in the U.S. There have been seven cases on meningitis at Princeton since March.

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>>> princeton university officials are moving forward with a plan to provide students a meningitis vaccine not approved yet in the united states . there's been seven cases of meningitis at princeton since march all caused by a version of it. the only vaccine that targets that type is available and used in europe and australia. the cdc and fda are prepared to use the vaccine in this case but only to specific groups of higher risk students.