SA delivers game-changing vaccine research

A large-scale study involving tens of thousands of South Australians has been recognised globally as a landmark piece of research about meningococcal B disease, carriage and immunisation. Led by the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute, the results of the landmark “B Part of It” study were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the follow-up “School Leaver” study […]

Sydney teenager Osama Suduh dies after battling Covid and pneumococcal meningitis

A teenager from Sydney’s southwest has died after he contracted pneumococcal meningitis – despite being vaccinated against it – and Covid-19. Osama Suduh, 15, died on Sunday night after being hospitalised for meningitis while he also tested positive for Covid. Pneumococcal meningitis is a life-threatening infectious disease that causes inflammation of the layers that surround […]