UW-Madison offers free meningitis vaccinations after 2 cases

October 15, 2016 6:52 PM

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UW-Madison offers free meningitis vaccinations after 2 cases

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The University of Wisconsin-Madison is urging all undergraduates to get vaccinated against a rare form of meningitis that put two students in the hospital last week.

University Health Services is offering the vaccine free to students starting Thursday. It's effective against the B strain of the disease. Few students are vaccinated against the strain because the two-dose vaccine is relatively new. Most students have been vaccinated only against four common strain...

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