Meningitis and septicaemia: leaflet for students in years 9 to 13

A leaflet for students in school years 9 to 13 explaining why it’s important that they have the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine.


Protect yourself against meningitis and septicaemia

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This vaccine was introduced in England 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 in school years 9 to 13, explains the importance of having the MenACWY vaccine.

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Published 26 June 2015
Last updated 4 August 2016 + show all updates
  1. This has been revised for 2016 to 2017
  2. First published.