Meningitis B vaccine row

Campaigners from south-west Scotland and Cumbria have joined in the fight to try and have a meningitis B vaccine approved for use in the UK.

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Full report: Campaigners fight for approval of meningitis B vaccine

Families of meningitis victims are angry that a potentially life-saving vaccine may not be available because of the cost to the NHS.

The vaccine for the meningitis B strain has been approved at European level, but so far its been classed as "not cost effective" in the UK.

Campaigners from Cumbria and south-west Scotland have put their case forward for the vaccine to be introduced as soon as possible.

Matthew Taylor reports:

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