How can we encourage uptake of the meningitis vaccine?
In my column about the meningitis ACWY vaccine written around this time last year I warned that the worryingly rapid growth in meningitis W cases across England would continue unless more people were vaccinated. Unfortunately, this now seems to be the case. In 2009-10 there were 22 reported cases of meningitis W, rising to 117 by 2014. This figure has now risen again, with a staggering 210 reported cases in 2015-16.
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