Winter appeal against Meningitis

Meningitis charities are issuing warnings during the winter months for people to look out for the symptoms of the disease.

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New vaccine could be out next year

The disease is a "big killer" in the UK Credit: Meningitis UK

Meningitis B is a "big killer in the UK", according to a specialist from St Mary's Hospital in London.

Professor Simon Kroll has spoken about the possibility of a new vaccine against Meningitis B being available within the year.

Scientists have been working on the vaccine for more than a decade and preliminary approval has just been granted for the jab.

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