Invasive meningococcal disease has been confirmed in a six-month-old baby from regional South Australia who sadly passed away yesterday. The strain has been identified as serogroup B. This is a very sad and rare event and we offer our sincere condolences to the family at this distressing time. We...Read more
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The weekend was as busy and chaotic as every other. We have three children – Josie who is 5, Boyd who is 4 and Dean who is 18 months old – so life was wonderfully crazy. We held a dinner party on the Saturday night with close friends, we all have kids about the same...Read more
An international group of expert scientists, doctors and public health officials has reported that cases of meningococcal group B meningitis and septicemia (MenB) are increasing in China, and have recommended that an effective MenB vaccination strategy should be in place in preparation for a potential outbreak of the disease.
MENINGOCOCCAL B vaccinations would be free for all children under two, saving families up to $500 per child, under a Labor pledge.SA has among the highest rates of the illness in Australia. Premier Jay Weatherill said the vaccine would be made free if Labor...
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