November 26, 2015
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"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Bexsero, a vaccine to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B in individuals 10 through 25 years of age.

Bexsero is the second vaccine approved"...



Parents or guardians should be:

  • informed of the potential benefits and risks of immunization with KINRIX.
  • informed about the potential for adverse reactions that have been temporally associated with administration of KINRIX or other vaccines containing similar components.
  • given the Vaccine Information Statements, which are required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 to be given prior to immunization. These materials are available free of charge at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website (

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/19/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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