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Garder la vaccination de votre enfant à jour permet de le protéger contre bien des types de la maladie méningococcique.
|Mandatory Blood Testing Act||
The Mandatory Blood Testing Act reduces the time it takes to get results of certain blood tests.
Measles is a virus that’s very contagious. Most people recover from infection, but measles can have serious complications and lead to long-term health problems.
Meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. Meningitis may develop in response to a number of causes, usually bacteria or viruses, but can also be caused by physical injury, cancer, or certain drugs.
|Meningitis (MenACYW) vaccine||
People between 2 and 55 years old can have the meningitis vaccine.
|Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)||
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), is a type of bacterium that's resistant to several antibiotics. In the community MRSA can cause skin and other infections. In a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or nursing home, MRSA can cause severe bloodstream and surgical site infections.
Mosquitoes are small insects belonging to the fly family. Mosquitoes usually lay 100-400 eggs at a time in still water. The female mosquito is the one that bites, as she needs blood to make her eggs. A mosquito bite usually results in a reaction including swelling, redness, and itchiness, and can vary from mild to severe.
Mumps is a viral illness that can spread from one person to another. Most people recover from the infection, but mumps can have serious complications and lead to long-term health problems. Since the widespread use of the mumps vaccine, mumps infection is rare.