TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, the more than 43,000 physician members and medical student. It is located in Austin and has 120 component county medical societies around the state. Organized in 1853, TMA ‘s main objective health of all health of all Texans.
TMA recommends that parents ensure that their 11 – and 12 – year-old children received the vaccine as part of their annual check-up before they of exposure.. Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, the thin lining the brain and the brain and spinal cord. There are several causes of meningitis, including bacterial infections, can kill or permanently injure the people. The good news is, there is a vaccine against meningococcal bacteria, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis. The vaccine is for every 2 to 55 years old approved. – It is very important to protect your children against meningococcal disease, including meningococcal meningitis, says Amy Middleman, a physician a member of the TMA Be Wise – Immunizesm campaign. Continue reading