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  • 17 April 2013
    New Zealand a nation of vaccinators

    NEW REPORT PROVIDES A SNAPSHOT INTO IMMUNISATION IN NEW ZEALAND

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  • 11 April 2013
    Vaccine to prevent meningitis B has to be given to children

    The UK's meningitis charities have joined forces and written to Prime Minister David Cameron. In 2011, Mr Cameron said that the idea of children dying from preventable diseases is unthinkable in this day and age and pledged to save lives in the developing world by ensuring vaccine availability. Yet UK children are still exposed to a deadly disease which can kill them in hours or leave them severely disabled. This is meningitis B, the most common form of meningitis in the UK. It kills more children aged under five than any other infection.

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  • 17 March 2013
    UK Meningitis Charities Plan to Merge

    CoMO members, the Meningitis Trust and Meningitis UK, have announced their intention to merge in April. The move will create the UK's biggest meningitis charity and bring together expertise in research and prevention, with established support services and after-care.

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