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Health Tip: Do I Need the Meningococcal Vaccine?
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(HealthDay News) -- The meningococcal vaccine helps prevent meningitis and sepsis (infection of the blood), which can lead to severe illness and death. People aged 16 through 21 are most likely to acquire meningococcal disease, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control says.
The agency says you probably should be vaccinated:
-- Diana Kohnle
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