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Adolescent meningococcal ACWY vaccine – brochure for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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Publication date: 
23 April 2020
Last updated: 
24 April 2020
Publication type: 
Brochure
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

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.

This brochure provides information on:

  • the seriousness of meningococcal disease
  • how and why it’s important for adolescents to get vaccinated against meningococcal ACWY​​​​​​
  • the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine
  • how to catch up on a missed vaccination. 
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