Bill would require meningitis vaccine for new college students in Texas

Star-Telegram, Mar. 4, 2011

First-time college students in Texas — regardless of whether they live on or off campus — would be required to be vaccinated against meningitis before starting school under a bill filed Thursday.

Students would have to show that they have had the vaccine within the last five years, Davis said.”When you apply to college, you have to show you’ve had your other vaccines,” she said. “This just adds one more.”Full story