Meningitis B vaccinations start for all newborns

September 1, 2015 Spilsby Online 0

A new programme to vaccinate all newborn babies against meningitis B has started in the UK – the first scheme of its kind in the world. The Men B vaccine will be given to babies at two, four and 12 months old as part of routine immunisations. Infants aged under one are at the most risk of meningitis B infection, which is fatal in one in 10 cases. Campaigners said it could prevent up to […]