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MENVEO is a vaccine indicated for active immunization to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135. MENVEO is approved for use in persons 2 months through 55 years of age. MENVEO does not prevent N. meningitidis serogroup B infections.
Vaccination may not protect all recipients.
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- Prescribing Information for MENVEO.
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