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Comment from: cz, 13-18 on Treatment for 1-2 years Published: October 13

My daughter received the Menactra vaccine in 2007 and developed a small lump on her skull about 6 weeks later. Within 2 months a four inch diameter section of her skull was eaten away and had to be surgically removed and replaced with a plastic cover. Her case was reviewed by a number of neuro-surgeons all who were stumped by this. The meninges lining of the brain is also affected and she now has to have regular scans.

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Comment from: Duckman, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10+ years Published: June 23

Have had 3 children who have had this immunization. Absolutely no side effects, and never had meningitis, even though they were inadvertantly exposed at school. I believe the benefits far out-weigh any risk.

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