A FREE vaccine for a deadly strain of meningococcal could soon be available in Australia following a decision by the federal government to fast-track its consideration.Health Minister Greg Hunt has ordered the nation’s chief medical officer consider whether vaccinations for meningococcal B strains should be placed on the taxpayer-funded schedule after it...
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A meningococcal case has been confirmed in a child who attends the Abacus Child Care centre at Trevallyn. Public Health acting director Dr Mark Veitch said the child was receiving care in hospital. There had been three cases of invasive meningococcal disease...Read more