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First vaccine for deadly form of meningitis approved in U.S.
Washington Post

When meningitis outbreaks sickened students at Princeton and at the University of California at Santa Barbara last year, the schools had to seek special permission to vaccinate their students, using a vaccine that was not yet approved for use in the United States.

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a vaccine for the first time for the deadly type of meningitis that affected the students.