Nightly News   |  November 18, 2013

Emergency vaccine approved for Princeton

The Ivy League university is experiencing a meningitis outbreak and now has approval to use a vaccine not legal in the U.S. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> officials at princeton university tonight working with the cdc have approved an emergency vaccine for a potentially deadly outbreak of meningitis on campus. seven cases have been confirmed, and there are fears that it could spread in a close-in environment. there's no vaccine in this country for this particular outbreak, so a version that is prooun safe overseas will be available on campus starting next month.