Meningitis B Vaccine
A new vaccine is now licensed for use in the prevention of a serious cause of meningitis.
The vaccine offers protection against the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis group B. In children and adults, meningitis usually causes a high fever, vomiting and dislike of bright lights or altered mental state. In babies it can be difficult to gauge symptoms.
It is a non-live vaccine, safe to give from the age of 2 months.
Vaccine Course: 2 doses at least one month apart.
Cost: £150 per dose (which includes the appointment fee)