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Enter B and W: two new meningococcal vaccine programmes launched.

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In 2015, the UK became the first country in the world to have a comprehensive routine meningococcal vaccine programme targeting all of the main capsular groups of N. meningitidis. 1 An infant vaccine programme against meningococcal capsular group B Neisseria meningitidis (MenB) was launched from 1st September with an aim to reduce endemic MenB disease in early childhood. On 1st August 2015, an adolescent programme against groups A, C, W and Y meningococci (MenACWY) was rolled out to halt a gr...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/archdischild-2015-308928

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
1
Pages:
91-95
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
Source identifiers:
584204
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English
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2016-01-20

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