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Freshers urged to get meningitis and septicaemia jab

 

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Freshers urged to get meningitis and septicaemia jab

New figures show less than a fifth of young people have received the MenW vaccine so far this year.

School leavers, particularly those going to university or college this month, are being strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against meningococcal disease.

By the end of August, only 17% of all 18 year olds leaving school had been vaccinated, according to data from GP surgeries. More.....