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a) In recent years, MenB has caused fewer than 100 cases of invasive disease annually in the United States.
b) The highest rates of MenB disease occur in the first 12 months of life.
c) MenB vaccines are licensed for use starting at 2 months of age.
d) Similar to the vaccines for meningococcus A,C,W,Y, meningococcus B vaccines have been demonstrated to reduce nasopharyngeal colonization.
e) Following administration of a MenB vaccine series, detectable antibody lasts five years in fewer than 50% of vaccinees.
Answer: a, b and e are correct