The Independent

Meningitis vaccine now mandatory for students

Amina Murati, Writer

October 8, 2019

NEIU sent out an email on Sept. 23 informing the student body that it is now mandatory for all students under the age of 22 to have been vaccinated for meningitis as soon as possible. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) describes meningitis as an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Symp...

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