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Doctors urge caution, vaccinations due to recent meningitis deaths

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Mike Yarn (L) receives a free meningitis vaccine from registered nurse Margorie Barr at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
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Mike Yarn (L) receives a free meningitis vaccine from registered nurse Margorie Barr at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation pharmacy on April 15, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

Three gay men in L.A. county in their late 20s have recently died of meningitis. This is not an epidemic, but it's deeply troubling, especially after another death of a young gay man due to the disease less than a year ago.

Three gay men in L.A. county in their late 20s have recently died of meningitis. This is not an epidemic, but it's deeply troubling, especially after another death of a young gay man due to the disease less than a year ago.

RELATED: 3 people have died of meningitis in LA County this year

For more on this we're joined by Dr Robert Bolan, medical director of the LA Gay and Lesbian Center.

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