Health council wants all babies and 14-year-olds vaccinated against meningococcal disease

The Health wants that now all veertienjarigen and all infants of fourteen months of age be vaccinated against meningococcal type C and W. Therefore, the council Wednesday with a call to the ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport to add to the Rijksvaccinatieprogramma.

Children from fourteen months old, all standard vaccinated, children of fourteen to eighteen years old are one-time vaccinated in 2018 and 2019. If the Health is located, happens to be that from now on, every year.

The Health council wants against these diseases is vaccinated, because the vaccines have little side effects and are safe.

The vaccine against meningococcal type B, according to the council, not by default, because that very strong side effects. Children can, for example, high fever.


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