Group Offers Free Vaccines To Curb Spread of Meningitis
In response to concerns about a potential outbreak of bacterial meningitis among men who have sex with men, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Sunday announced that it will offer no-cost vaccines in an effort to combat the spread of the disease. Over the weekend, a West Hollywood man died after contracting the disease.
- "As Meningitis Fears Rise, Foundation To Offer Free Vaccine" (Streeter, Los Angeles Times, 4/14).
- "Health Experts Address Meningitis Death of Gay Man" (Magagnini, Sacramento Bee, 4/15).
- "Calif. Man Diagnosed With Meningitis Is Brian Dead" (AP/USA Today, 4/13).