Adolescents and young adults are at increased risk of Meningitis B

Adolescents and young adults are at increased risk of Meningitis B

A combination of increased meningococcal carriage and common social behaviours put adolescents and young adults at increased risk of infection. N. Meningitidis carriage is often asymptomatic but can lead to IMD. Meningococcal bacteria carriage increases during late adolescence to a peak of approximately 24% in 19 year olds. The

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Hepatitis A – no longer available

Hepatitis A – no longer available

*Update*  We now have stock of hepatitis A+B vaccine. Hepatitis A is no longer available   Hepatitis Shortage 2017/2018 There is currently a global shortage of hepatitis A and B vaccine. Hepatitis is a viral infection of the liver which can cause long term complications. It is

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Typhoid injectable vaccine now in stock

Typhoid injectable vaccine now in stock

Typhoid injectable vaccine now in stock — Contact us now while stocks last:  t. 01883 212010 e. enquiries@jabstravelclinic.co.uk Typhoid fever Typhoid fever is a potentially fatal infection that causes diarrhoea and a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or over. It is spread through contact with human

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Meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero)

Meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero)

Yesterday our little lady Evelyn had the new meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero) administered at JABs travel clinic in Caterham. Sadly the vaccine was not be added to the routine childhood vaccination schedule. “on the basis of the available evidence, routine infant or toddler immunisation using Bexsero is

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