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Extra Vaccine for Northland Targeted MenW Programme


PHARMAC has confirmed they have procured an additional 5000 doses of Meningococcal ACWY vaccine, which brings the total stock available for Northland's targeted three-week vaccination programme to 25,650 doses.


The vaccination programme started today in Northland to halt the spread of a community outbreak of the W strain of the bacterium that causes meningococcal disease (Men W).

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