Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine
· 2. Meningococcal ACWY vaccine Adolescents need 2 doses of a meningococcal ACWY vaccine: First dose: 11 or 12 year of age Second (booster) dose: 16 years of age In addition to routine vaccination for adolescents, meningococcal ACWY vaccine is also:
Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine
This protects against meningitis and septicaemia, caused by the Meningococcal strains ACWY, which can be fatal. Since 2016, pupils in school year 9 are offered the MenACWY vaccine. This means that most teenagers in Jersey have been vaccinated before leaving school and don’t need any further vaccination before going to university.
Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines: What You Need to …
Meningococcal ACWY vaccines can help prevent meningococcal disease caused by serogroups A, C, W, and Y. A different meningococcal vaccine is available to help protect against serogroup B. Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines
MenACWY vaccination for teenagers and students
The MenACWY vaccine helps protect you against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia; meningococcal groups A, C, W and Y disease. You only need one dose of the vaccine. You get the vaccine as a single injection in the upper arm. In 2015 the
Meningococcal ACWY vaccine
Meningococcal ACWY vaccine Meningococcal is a rare but life threatening disease. A free meningococcal ACWY vaccine is available for children aged 1 to 4 and young people 15 to 19 years of age. Vaccines will be delivered through schools, community health
This information is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice. Be sure to contact your physician, pharmacist or other health care provider for more
Meningitis and septicaemia: leaflet for students in …
A leaflet for students in school years 9 to 10 explaining why it’s important that they have the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine. Meningitis and septicaemia: leaflet for students …
In school years 9 or 10? Protect yourself against meningitis AND septicaemia
· PDF 檔案vaccine meningitis AND septicaemia This leaflet tells you why it is important to have the MenACWY vaccine. that is not covered by the ACWY vaccine. Be aware of these common signs and symptoms High temperature Vomiting/diarrhoea Stomach cramps
· Meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia is a rare but potentially devastating and unpredictable bacterial infection. 1 While meningococcal disease mainly affects children below the age of five and adolescents, it can affect healthy individual at any age. 1,2 The disease can claim a life in as little as 24 hours or cause severe long-term sequelae (such as hearing loss, brain damage and
A conjugate meningococcal group A vaccine began to be used in the African meningitis belt, where epidemics have historically led to thousands of deaths in epidemic years and much disability. This vaccine was developed in a unique collaboration among corporate, governmental, and non-governmental entities for a cost of development that was less than 10% of the $500 million typically required to
A Dozen Boys in England Collapse After Receiving …
9 Responses to “A Dozen Boys in England Collapse After Receiving Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine” Deborah Shaw March 16, 2016 at 10:19 am Only the young men will know if there are long-lasting effects of the vaccines.
SAINT Diphtheria/Tetanus/Polio (DTP) and Meningitis …
The meningitis ACWY vaccination in some cases may have already been given as a travel vaccine by the GP or travel clinic. Please therefore check if your child has had either of these vaccines over the age of 10 years, and let us know if they have.
Meningitis Vaccine – Social Awareness
The CDC recommends teens get a booster shot of meningitis ACWY vaccine at 16. Read posts and engage patients to help them protect their teens against meningococcal meningitis. HELP PROTECT ALL ELIGIBLE TEENS VIA SOCIAL MEDIA Being vaccinated
Meningitis ACWY and Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio vaccination
· PDF 檔案Meningitis ACWY and Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio vaccination Meningitis ACWY vaccination helps to protect your child against four types of meningococcal bacteria (groups A, C, W and Y) that can cause meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning).
Protect yourself against meningitis and septicaemia
· PDF 檔案You may have had a meningococcal vaccine before but it will not protect against all forms of the disease. A full description of the signs and symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia can be found at www.meningitis.org and www.meningitisnow.org What causes
Meningitis ACWY Vaccine
meningitis ACWY vaccine at their GP surgery? I’ve read articles on the NHS website, on UCAS, my University website and had emails from UCAS saying that ALL new students starting University for the first time this September should be getting the but
What You Need to Know About Meningitis Vaccines
· The meningococcal ACWY vaccine. This protects against A, C, W and Y types of bacterial meningitis caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis. …