Meningitis warning given ahead of NYC's Gay Pride weekend 

June 17, 2013 9:01 PM

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Meningitis warning given ahead of NYC's Gay Pride weekend 

People traveling to New York City for Gay Pride events over the June 28-30 weekend are being told to seek advice about vaccination for invasive meningococcal disease, in a report released Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Doctors from Weill Cornell Medical College and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are raising the alarm in the article due to a deadly bacterial meningitis outbreak affecting men who have sex with other men.

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