Prof Robert Read, director of the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre in England, and his team created a nose drop containing a type of “friendly” bacteria which could help prevent meningitis and other infections.
Western Australia Chemists’ proposal to give Meningococcal ACWY vaccine was backed by Meningitis Centre Australia Chairman Bruce Langoulant. Launching a social media campaign, to encourage 18 to 19-year-olds to get the vaccine & to help increase vaccination rate.
A group of four parents are spearheading ‘Meningitis Now” campaign to increase vaccination rate among young adults. These parents lost a teenager to meningitis so they’re emphasizing the importance of getting our children vaccinated.