Western Australia (WA) Health reported this week that  three adults have been treated in hospital after being diagnosed with serogroup W meningococcal disease. There is no link between the cases. Meningococcal...

An increase in invasive meningococcus W infections in Dijon and Genlis has prompted officials with the Regional Agency for Health (ARS) Bourgogne Franche Comté to organize a campaign of vaccination...

The Department of Health reported Friday that a young child is currently recovery in hospital after being diagnosed with serogroup W meningococcal disease. Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, life-threatening...

The NSW Government will fund a new school-based meningococcal vaccination program for all Year 11 and 12 students to combat the rise in the W strain of this potentially fatal disease, Minister for Health...

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Health officials in the United Kingdom have reported a progressive increase in cases of the deadly bacterium, Meningitis W (MenW), prompting calls for university students to get vaccinated. Cases of MenW...

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At least eight confirmed and suspected cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) have been reported in scouts from Scotland and Sweden after returning from a scout gathering in Yamaguchi City in...

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In response to a recent announcement by the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI), the Meningitis Research Foundation welcomed the news that the government has accepted the JCVIs recommendation...

The UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) is advising teens, ages 14-18, to be offered the meningitis group W (MenW) vaccine in light of increasing numbers of cases reported in recent...