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Parents urged to remind teenagers to get MenACWY vaccine

 

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Parents urged to remind teenagers to get MenACWY vaccine

Public Health England is calling for more take up of the MenACWY vaccine in eligible young people, which protects against deadly meningitis and septicaemia.

The MenACWY jab protects against four strains of meningococcal disease which cause meningitis and septicaemia, known as strains A, C, W and Y. MenW is one of the most aggressive and life threatening forms and meningococcal disease can be fatal. More....