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Heather E. Hsu, M .P.H., Kathleen A. Shutt, M.S., Matthew R. Moore, M.D., M.P.H., Bernard W. Beall, Ph.D., Nancy M. Bennett, M.D., Allen S. Craig, M.D., Monica M. Farley, M.D., James H. Jorgensen, Ph.D., Catherine A. Lexau, Ph.D., M.P.H., Susan Petit, M.P.H., Arthur Reingold, M.D., William Schaffner, M.D., Ann Thomas, M.D., Cynthia G. Whitney, M.D., M.P.H., and Lee H. Harrison, M.D.: Aftereffect of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine on Pneumococcal Meningitis Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common reason behind bacterial meningitis in the usa and several countries worldwide.1-4 Despite effective antimicrobial therapy, pneumococcal meningitis remains highly lethal and has substantial long-term sequelae.4,5 The pediatric heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine has had a major effect on the incidence of pneumococcal disease in the usa.6 PCV7 not only protects immunized kids from pneumococcal disease7-11 but also provides safety to nonimmunized kids and adults through herd immunity, resulting from reduced transmission of S.

19 cases, including 4 deaths, of Ebola haemorrhagic fever southern Sudan As of 24 May 2004, medical authorities of Yambio County have reported a total of 19 cases, including 4 deaths, of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Yambio, Western Equatoria, sudan south. Laboratory examining performed by the Kenya Medical Research Institute and by the Centers for Diseases Control and Avoidance United States have verified EHF. Andrew WardWHO South Sudan Early Warning and Response Network along with a group from WHO headquarters have been working closely with the health authorities and partners in Yambio County assisting with the creation of a Crisis Committee to regulate the outbreak.