There's been a lot of talk about meningitis B lately. That's the type responsible for outbreaks at Princeton and the University of California in Santa Barbara.
And it got us thinking. How come this form of the illness isn't fazed by the vaccines given routinely to most young people in the U.S.?
This week, Princeton is administering an imported vaccine not approved for general use in this country, with special permission from the Food and Drug Administration.