Meningitis B vaccine
Meningitis

Meningitis B vaccine

The MenB vaccine (Meningitis B vaccine) is recommended for babies aged 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 1 year as part of the NHS routine childhood vaccination programme.The MenB vaccine will protect your baby against infection by meningococcal group B bacteria, which are responsible […]

6-in-1 vaccine
Meningitis

6-in-1 vaccine

The 6-in-1 vaccine is one of the first vaccines your baby will have.It’s given as a single injection to protect your baby against six serious childhood diseases: diphtheria hepatitis B Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) polio tetanus whooping cough (pertussis) […]

Symptoms of Meningitis patient. Diagram to showing signs of disease.
Meningitis

Overview – Meningitis

Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord (meninges). It can affect anyone, but is most common in babies, young children, teenagers and young adults.Meningitis can be very […]

Causes of Meningitis
Meningitis

Causes of Meningitis

Meningitis is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Viral meningitis is the most common and least serious type. Bacterial meningitis is rare but can be very serious if not treated. Causes of Meningitis […]