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4CMenB vaccine ineffective in reducing carriage prevalence of disease-causing meningococci

14:35 EST 31 Jan 2020 | 2 Minute Medicine

1. In this cluster-randomized trial involving Australian adolescents, administration of 4CMenB did not result in lower prevalence of carriage of any disease-causing genogroup of N. meningitidis at 12 months. 2. While 4CMenB may decrease the likelihood of late cases in outbreaks, its ineffectiveness in reducing transmission means that antibiotics remain a necessary measure for elimination […]
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