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Meningitis B vaccine for babies from age of two months gets…

31 Mar 15

A new vaccine to prevent meningitis caused by meningococcal group B bacteria has been given the go-ahead to be made available on the NHS for all babies.

Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary, has said an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline will mean the vaccine can be introduced on the NHS this year.When it launches the vaccine, the UK will become the first country in the world to introduce a national Men B vaccination programme.The meningitis B (Men B) vaccine…


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