Meningitis B VaccineA new meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero) has been granted a licence by the European Medicines Agency. This vaccine is now available from BabyJabs. The vaccine has been approved for use in children aged 2 months and above. Group B meningococcal meningitis is currently the leading cause of death from meningitis in the UK. The vaccine is not currently available on the NHS but may be added to the schedule in the future. .
Read more about the new meningitis B vaccine.