Why 800,000 signed petition for meningitis jab
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Meningitis B vaccine - biggest petition to Parliament

The Department of Health has rejected a call for the meningitis B vaccine to be offered to all children under 11, despite the largest yet petition to Parliament, with more than 800,0000 signatures.

Kent MP Helen Whately raised the issue with David Cameron on behalf of constituents at PMQs, and she spoke to reporter Giles Dilnot about why she asked the government to look at it again.

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  • 03 Mar 2016
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