Teenagers and students advised to get Meningitis vaccine!!

Health officials are calling on all teenagers and students to come forward for a new vaccine against meningitis and septicemia, especially if they are starting university this month!!!

In a recent article in the guardian online, Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at Public Health England, said: “This vaccine will save lives and prevent permanent disability. Meningitis can be deadly and survivors are often left with severe disabilities as a result of this terrible disease.” You can read the full article by clicking here!!

 

Meningitis Now have released a great video on how to spot the symptoms in older children and adults and we HIGHLY recommend you download their lifesaving mobile app to help keep your whole family safe!!!!

 

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