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MenB set to be added to national childhood immunisation programme

A vaccine against meningitis B will now be available to all babies in the UK.

This announcement comes after the government agreed a deal with drug manufacturers.

The vaccine will prevent meningitis, which is caused by meningococcal group B (MenB) bacteria. From Autumn this year it will be added to the national childhood immunisation programme.

 

For the full article and further details regarding the immunisation click here via www.nursingtimes.net