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INCREASE IN MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE AMONG ADULT MALES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:

There has been a recent increase in cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) among residents of Southern California, most of whom are men who have sex with men (MSM). After analysis of the information to-date, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has expanded its existing recommendation for meningococcal vaccination to all gay/MSM, in addition to all persons with HIV infection.

For information on meningococcal vaccination and recommendations for gay men and men who have sex with men visit.

For meningococcal vaccination clinics visit.
Para las cínicas de vacunación contra meningocócica visita.