December 9th 2015, Jamie met with Dr. Friedland to discuss with Dr. Manny on the importance of immunization against meningitis, with a centralized focus on the new Meningitis B vaccine availability.
Meningitis survivor Jamie Schanbaum lost both her legs and all 10 fingers to meningitis, a disease that can be easily prevented with a vaccine. Read more about her story....http://spryliving.com/articles/a-meningitis-cautionary-tale-video/
Voices of Meningitis, a public health initiative of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, announced today the launch of Get in the Game: Keeping Teens Healthy, a new program to help educate parents on the danger and prevention of meningococcal disease.
In an award-winning photograph by Paul Vincent Kuntz, a photographer at Texas Children’s Hospital, a young woman stares fiercely at his lens. She is obviously strong, determined, and confident. But the black and white picture captures your attention also by what it does not show. The young woman leaning against a bicycle is missing most of her fingers and both of her feet.