CDC Blog Post Highlights Burkina Faso’s Experience Implementing Meningitis Vaccine Campaign

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Proud to Protect Burkinabè from Meningitis
Isaïe Medah, physician and director general of public health in Burkina Faso, discusses the implementation of the meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine (MenAfriVac, MACV) in Burkina Faso. Medah writes, “I believe we should continue developing new effective meningitis vaccines to defeat the remaining causes of epidemic meningitis. It is my hope that someday we will achieve the dream of a meningitis-free Africa” (4/20).

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