California calls for unapproved Bexsero to stop its meningitis outbreak

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California health officials have asked for permission to use Novartis' ($NVS) unapproved meningitis B vaccine Bexsero to control an outbreak at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Princeton University was allowed to import the vaccine to tackle a similar outbreak. New Jersey-based Princeton ran its vaccination campaign last week, with 91% of eligible students receiving the vaccine. Princeton will offer a booster shot in February. News | More

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