Meningococcal disease is rare but very serious and can quickly become life-threatening. Older teenagers and young adults are most likely to carry the bacteria and spread it to others.
These resources provide information on:
- the seriousness of meningococcal disease
- how and why it’s important for adolescents to get vaccinated against meningococcal ACWY
- how to find out if your child is immunised
- the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine.
Meningococcal – in other languages
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