DoH demands 'formal' meningitis C campaign

January 2002
GP: General Practitioner;1/14/2002, p02
Reports that the British Department of Health has told general practitioners (GP) to offer meningitis C vaccinations to young adults aged between 20 and 24 years through a formal call-up campaign. Reactions of the GP leaders on the announcement.


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