Vaccines to Prevent Meningitis: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions


Despite advances in the development and introduction of vaccines against the major bacterial causes of meningitis, the disease and its long-term after-effects remain a problem globally. The Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030 aims to accelerate progress through visionary and strategic goals that place a major emphasis on preventing meningitis via vaccination. This article examines current and future efforts to control meningitis through vaccination.