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  • 24 April 2014
    Anne Geddes' portraits highlight resilience of meningitis survivors

    After conducting photo shoots in Australia, London and Toronto, Anne Geddes has compiled images of meningococcal survivors into a beautiful eBook entitled Protecting our Tomorrows: Portraits of Meningococcal Disease. This stunning Anne Geddes image collection includes participants from around the world and is available as a free eBook from today, World Meningitis Day, 24 April 2014.

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  • 21 March 2014
    UK experts back meningitis B jab

    A vaccine that protects against a deadly form of meningitis is set to be introduced in the UK. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), which has recommended the move to the government, had said last year that the jab was not cost-effective. Meningitis charities said more data had led to today's decision, and it was a "wonderful outcome".

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  • 14 March 2014
    UK: Photographs of paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock to help raise meningitis awareness

    Photographs of paralympic sprinter Jonni Peacock aim to raise awareness of meningitis B. The disease kills more children under five in the UK and Ireland than any other infection. Peacock contracted meningitis at the age of five and is now patrol of CoMO member, the Meningitis Research Foundation.

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