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Study finds smaller dose of Meningitis shot may provide similar protection

According to as new study from Doctors Without Borders, you may be able to get the full benefits of a Meningitis shot with only half the dose.

Researchers there measured the immune response of 750 healthy volunteers form Uganda.

The participants were given a one-half or one-tenth dose.

They found those who got a half dose had similar protection to those who got a regular shot.

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