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Qld students get better protection with new vaccine

Grade 10 Calvary Christian College student Zac Speet, 16, gets a Meningococcal vaccination from Nurse Julie Boxsell. Grade 10 Calvary Christian College student Zac Speet, 16, gets a Meningococcal vaccination from Nurse Julie Boxsell. Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick last week visited Calvary Christian College to promote the program...
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Vaccine shortage leads to death of young adult in the UK.

  Laren Sandall A heartbroken mother is pleading with parents to protect their children from a deadly strain of meningitis following the death of her 18-year-old daughter. Lauren Sandall died from meningitis just weeks after she was denied the life-saving vaccine at her local GP because supplies were too low. The...
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What do teens in Europe think about vaccines?

The importance of vaccination throughout life is a key message at the heart of this year’s World Immunisation Week and the #VaccinesWork campaign. As an organisation whose main focus is meningitis and septicaemia, we know only too well the consequences of a common misconception that vaccinations are just for babies. We are first to agree that...
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