Meningococcal: The new free jab for Australian Teens


The Morrison government has added the Meningococcal vaccine to the National Immunisation Schedule, meaning Australian teenagers will receive immunisation to the highly harmful disease for free.

This news may dismay school students, but for health professionals and advocacy groups, it’s a breath of relief.

Research has found that Meningococcal contraction is on the rise across the nation.

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