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Criticism of Meningitis vaccine delay

Campaigners say delays to the introduction of a vaccine against meningitis B are putting children's lives at risk.

A year ago, government advisers called for it to be made available on the NHS for babies across the UK - but price negotiations with the manufacturer, GSK, are continuing.

The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, says he's hopeful a deal will be reached "very soon".

Jonathan Blake reports.

  • 21 Mar 2015
  • From the section Health
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