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#1 Post by rebirther » 25.05.2011, 20:30

The MGC project is to study the C meningococcus (Neisseria meningitidis), which, together with the Haemophilus influenzae type B, the bacteria that causes the dreaded meningitis and other serious diseases such as sepsis. Puede producir lesiones irreversibles o incluso la muerte. May cause irreversible damage or death.
So far we have been protected by the vaccines that we placed at 2, 4, 6 and 18 months that the bacteria do not flow and just have not been given cases.
However, recently found that the effect of the vaccine was not expected (and that determined the vaccination strategy above) because it is very dependent on the age at which the put, which leads to two questions great interest today:
The first is that the effect of the vaccine is reduced in adolescents, age especially critical;
The second is that result \ 'to the need to explore new strategies.
Ist auch von den Machern von VRS & Co.

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