Outbreaks of type B meningococcal disease were reported on 20 college campuses from March 2013 to November 2017 according to the National Meningitis Association.
Vaccinations are both helpful in preventing your students in getting the disease aa well as from spreading it to others.
Nine-year-old Brogan-Lei Partridge has lost both her feet after a severe bout of mystery meningitis contracted from SWIMMING in the ocean.
This is the sixth confirmed case of meningococcal disease in Tasmania this year.
South Australian mother Tiffany Henderson knows all too well how quickly meningococcal disease can become life-threatening.
Arthur Long, now three years old was struck down by meningococcal W in late February last year. He lost two fingers off his right hand, both feet and spleen.
Alex Dempsey and Gabriel Schultz parents to Killy, their 4-month-old son died from bacterial meningitis only 24 hours after showing symptoms.
Children & young adults heading off to school need certain vaccinations before attending.
Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) joined the families to meet with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, where the devastating impact of meningitis and sepsis were discussed.
Lauren Sandell died from Meningococcal W Meningitis after her school and GP failed to give her a life-saving vaccination.