• Trooper!

    Harmonie-Rose Allen contracted Meningitis B when she was only 10 months old.

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  • Lucky Guy!

    Olly Janes was given only a 20 percent chance of survival after contracting meningococcal septicemia when he was 17 years old.

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  • Be Proactive

    Young adults are at higher risk for meningococcal meningitis, which can turn fatal quickly.

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  • Don’t Go Home!

    A Lincolnshire mum, Anna Miller, claimed son’s meningitis rash on his back was ‘dismissed’ as a viral infection.

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  • UK Teen Alert

    Teenagers are a high risk group of contracting Meningococcal Meningitis but new data released shows low awareness of meningitis & vaccines among UK teenagers.

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  • Knowledge Matters

    According to a new research from GSK’s Tackle Meningitis campaign, in partnership with former England Rugby player, Matt Dawson, and backed by UK charities Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, only one in ten parents and young people aged 14-18 are aware that teenagers are among the most at-risk for contracting meningitis.

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  • Lucky Escape

    Matt Collino, then 19, was in his second month during his first year at university when he fell ill.

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  • Protecting Babies

    This is the first combination vaccine for meningococcal A, C, W and Y, to receive TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administrations) approval in Australia for use in babies aged two months or older.

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  • Misdiagnosis

    Layla-Rose Ermenekli was rushed to A&E at the Royal Oldham Hospital by her mother Kirsty with a high temperature, headache and stomach ache. 

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  • Minutes Count

    Standard meningitis tests can take up to 48 hours for results to come back but a new diagnostic tool can provide meningococcal meningitis results within an hour.

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