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Recently, a young man from Budapest lost his life due to meningitis. The tragedy once again drew attention to vaccinations against cerebral inflammation. When should I submit it? What exactly is meningococcal B, C?
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According to statistics, meningococcal disease occurs in about 30-50 cases a year in Hungary. In three quarters of cases, meningococcal B is a vaccine, and in 17% menigococcus C. is a vaccine for the prevention of disease.
75% of the disease occurs in infancy, most often by 6 months. However, it may occur at a later age. Immunization against meningococci can be started at 2-3 months.
The two different vaccines may be administered at the same time, or at the same time as any mandatory vaccination. Usually recommended every 5 years, but at least when switching to a new congregation (from school to secondary school).
Dr. Boglárka of Poland pediatrician