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Jun 09, 2015, 21:06 ET
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Meningitis and Country Music Come Together Spreading Awareness to Save Lives

 Meningitis Angels, a national organization of survivors and families affected by vaccine preventable meningitis, announced today they have...

Jun 09, 2015, 20:23 ET

Meningitis Angels Encourage CDC to Protect Teens by Preventing Meningococcal B Meningitis

 Frankie Milley, the mother of an only child, Ryan who died from meningococcal meningitis and founder of a national organization called...

Apr 24, 2015, 15:16 ET
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A Mother's Love in Action at 'Ground Zero': National Patient Advocacy Group Comes to Oregon for World Meningitis Day and National Infant Immunization Week

 Frankie Milley founded Meningitis Angels when her teenage son Ryan died. Portland, Ore. dad Scott Parkhurst joined the fight last year after...

Feb 28, 2015, 02:38 ET

Meningitis Angels Testify at CDC for Stronger Recommendations on Men B Vaccines

 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) held a hearing earlier this week on...

Aug 05, 2013, 10:00 ET

Meningitis Angels: Meningococcal Meningitis Preventable in Infants

Meningitis Angels are celebrating the announcement of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) expanded approval of Menveo, a vaccine used to...

Dec 05, 2012, 09:13 ET

"I Took the Shot" Contest Raises Awareness of Deadly Bacterial Meningitis

Meningitis Angels is Accepting Photos through December 14 for a Chance to Win an iPad  Meningitis Angels announced today the "I Took the...

May 03, 2012, 09:48 ET
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Meningitis Angels Launch National Photo Contest "I Took the Shot"

 Meningitis Angels (MA) a national organization founded in memory of Ryan Milley the only child of Bob and Frankie Milley (Milley) announced...

Oct 14, 2011, 16:53 ET

Broad Coalition Calls on CDC to Recommend Infant Meningitis Vaccines For All Families

The following is being released by Meningitis Angels: A broad coalition of organizations – made up of patient groups, consumer advocates,...

Aug 03, 2011, 14:58 ET

Meningitis Angels Solicit Public Support for Infant Meningitis Vaccines

-- Group Launches National Petition to Recognize National Immunization Awareness Month -- In recognition of August as National Immunization...

Jul 27, 2011, 19:48 ET

Broad Coalition of Advocates, Public Call on CDC to Recommend Infant Meningitis Vaccine

-- At Final CDC Regional Meeting, Pro-vaccine Community Presses CDC for Greater Use and Availability of Life-saving Vaccines -- Frankie...

Jun 19, 2011, 00:01 ET
Angel Dads L-R ~ Chris Boone, Greg Bean, John Krizman, Jeff Dowdy, Jody Meigs, Greg Williams, Joseph Stanton, Randy Menard, Peter Somerville, Bob Milley, and Alan Lewis.  (PRNewsFoto/Meningitis Angels)

Meningitis Angels Launches National Dads Campaign

This Father's Day is a special day for Angels Dads on Meningitis (ADOM). Angel dads from across the country came together in Denver, Colorado...

Jun 16, 2011, 20:40 ET

Angels Founder Frankie Milley is Encouraged by CDC's First Regional Meeting on Infant Meningitis Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday held the first of four regional meetings to gather public opinion about adding...

May 26, 2011, 17:14 ET

Meningitis Angels Founder Frankie Milley Speaks at CDC National Stakeholder Meeting Regarding Infant Vaccination

Frankie Milley Gives Her Reaction to Yesterday's Meeting On Wednesday, May 25, in Washington, D.C., the Centers for Disease Control and...

Aug 13, 2009, 14:12 ET

Photo L-R: Jamontez Smith, Carye Wynn, Corey Cecil, Leslie Meigs, Harley Beaty, Kylie Menard, Lacey Lewis (Beary Wise) Johnny D'Antona, Rayricus Matthews,and Jamonte Smith. (PRNewsFoto/Meningitis Angels)[TK]

Teen 2 Teen Meningitis Angels are Stomping Out Meningitis

Dressed in camouflage and armed with the facts of disease and prevention, Meningitis Teen Angels (MA) launched their new national meningitis...

Apr 24, 2009, 12:38 ET

World Meningitis Day in Texas

Meningitis Angels, a national organization, will recognize World Meningitis Day (WMD) by enjoining Angels from around the world. The organization...

Mar 24, 2009, 01:25 ET

Top row: Angels State Team Leaders - Maggie Siller, Hawaii; Amanda Moran, Oklahoma; Frankie Milley, Texas; Abby Wold, Florida; Amanda VanPatten, Tennessee; and Andre Lampkin, Texas. (PRNewsFoto/Meningitis Angels)[JD]

Meningitis Angels to Support First Annual World Meningitis Day

Meningitis Angels, a Texas-based, national nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness, is excited to support the first annual World...