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Meningitis Survivor Urges Students to Lobby for a Vaccine Against the Deadly Disease
Date:11/21/2013

import it and offer it to students and staff on an emergency basis to quell a meningitis B outbreak there that has hit seven people.

"If it is safe for use at Princeton, then why is not available for thousands of other students on college campuses across the country?" Marso asked, noting that there may be meningitis B carriers on other campuses even if there's not an active outbreak. "I understand the FDA has protocols to follow, but every day we go without this shot puts people needlessly at risk for a disease that kills and maims."

Marso is a 2011 graduate of the University of Maryland's master's in journalism program and worked on the Washington Post's sports desk while attending the school.

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