The CDC Should Add the Meningitis B Vaccine to the List of Recommended Vaccines
By Chloe Mugg, communications intern for Healthier Colorado
This post originally appeared on Healthier Colorado’s blog June 5, 2015.
When people think about vaccinations, they picture kids in a doctor’s office getting routine chickenpox, measles or tetanus shots. The kids kick and scream, but they get a Hello Kitty Band-Aid stamped over their child’s arm upon conclusion. But this isn’t the whole picture. College students like me, who are susceptible to meningitis B, need vaccines too.