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10 Dec 2019 14:43
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    More vaccines against meningococcal disease for young Kiwis

    More vaccines against meningococcal disease for young Kiwis


    PHARMAC's funding a catch-up programme from next month.

    Those eligible are people aged 13 to 25 in their first year of close-living situations - such as school hostels and prisons.

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