Meningitis and septicaemia: leaflet for new university entrants

Provides information on the MenACWY vaccine for students entering university this autumn.


Meningitis and septicaemia: information for new university entrants

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A catch–up programme offering MenACWY vaccination to all 13 to 19 year olds and new university entrants started in August 2015, in response to a rapid and accelerating increase in cases of invasive meningococcal group W (MenW) disease.

This leaflet, aimed at students who have just entered university from overseas or not directly from school, explains the importance of having the MenACWY vaccine.

Published 3 August 2015
Last updated 12 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated for 2016 to 2017.

  2. New version of the MenACWY leaflet for university students includes eligible age group.

  3. First published.