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Improving protection against meningitis C leaflet

The ages when your child has his or her meningitis C vaccinations are changing.This A5 leaflet describes the changes in detail.

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Improving protection against meningitis C leaflet

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From 1 June 2013, babies will receive 2 doses of the MenC vaccination – one at 3 months of age, and another between 12 and 13 months.

Starting in the school year 2013 to 2014, a booster dose of the MenC vaccination will be given to children in years 9 or 10, when they are between 13 and 14 years of age.

Published 16 July 2013
Last updated 27 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated MenC leaflet according to vaccine guidelines.
  2. First published.