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This workshop brings together national and international experts on meningococcal disease and will hear the latest data from meningococcal B and ACWY vaccine programs in the United Kingdom. The workshop aims to distill the best evidence to inform Australia’s response to meningococcal disease in 2017.
The following two items have been published on the Immunise Australia website:
These two publications are designed to complement the information within each other.