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Princeton offers second dose of meningitis vaccine amid outbreak

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Princeton is now offering a second dose of the meningitis vaccine.

The booster shots are for students and staff who received the meningitis b vaccine last December.

Thousands chose to get the vaccine as part of the university's effort to stop an outbreak.

It’s important for people who got the first dose to get the second... Not doing so increases the risk of contracting meningitis.

The vaccine will be available tomorrow through Thursday at Princeton’s Frist campus center.

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