A FIFTEEN-year-old boy has been diagnosed with meningococcal, less than a week after three adults were hospitalised in South Australia with the disease. SA Health confirmed the boy had been admitted to hospital and was in a stable condition on Tuesday afternoon and authorities have begun contacting...Read more
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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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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