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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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"There should be no place for a disease where there is a vaccine available"

Meningitis research fundraiser Michael Pattie says that now is the time for action.

He lost his son to the disease in 1999 and is outraged that despite the vaccine being approved, it is not available for use:

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