Immunisation Horizon Scanning Volume 7 Issue 1

June 30, 2015

Meningitis B vaccine offered to all babies from September

June 25, 2015

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: June 2015

Publication Type: News

In a nutshell: All newborn babies in England and Scotland are to be offered a vaccine to combat meningitis B from September, the government has announced. The Men B vaccine will be given to babies at two months, four months and 12 months old. The scheme, which has been delayed by cost disputes, is the first national and publicly-funded programme against the deadly infection in the world.

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