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UCSB Parent Sends Son to UK for Meningitis Vaccine
updated: Dec 20, 2013, 9:25 AM

By the Dedicated Staff

NBC News reports that one mother of a UCSB student will be sending her son to London this holiday to receive a meningitis vaccine that is not available in the United States. The vaccine, Bexsero, is licensed in Europe, Australia, and Canada and is the first vaccine that protects against the B strain. According to NBC News the UCSB parent stated, "I would be remiss to send him back into that zone without protection."

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