Guidance

MenB: guidance for parents on meningitis and septicaemia

Detailed information to help parents protect their babies against meningitis and septicaemia caused by meningococcal group B (MenB).

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Detail

This leaflet describes the MenB vaccine and disease in more detail and is for parents who require more in depth information before consenting.

The topics covered include:

  • what meningococcal disease is
  • what the symptoms of the disease are
  • why babies should have the vaccine
  • reminder for parents to have a supply of infant paracetamol at home in case of fever