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Meningitis petition should not unduly sway health policy, says Tory MP - The Guardian;

Meningitis petition should not unduly sway health policy, says Tory MP - The Guardian

The GuardianMeningitis petition should not unduly sway health policy, says Tory MPThe GuardianThe former rugby player Matt Dawson last week published pictures showing his son Sami's battle with meningitis B. Photograph: Twitter. Vaccines and immunisation. Meningitis petition should not unduly sway health policy, says Tory MP. Dr Sarah Wollaston ...and more »

Panicked rush over meningitis B vaccines for kids as stocks run low after toddler death - The Sun;

Panicked rush over meningitis B vaccines for kids as stocks run low after toddler death - The Sun

The SunPanicked rush over meningitis B vaccines for kids as stocks run low after toddler deathThe Sunhad two hours to live. It was the most devastating thing I have ever heard.” Taylor survived but blood poisoning led to the amputations. Terri said: “Newborn babies get the vaccines but so many children don't. “I'd like to see it for all children.” The ...and more »

How many more babies have to die? 500000 join call for ALL children to get meningitis jab as campaigners say ... - Daily Mail;

How many more babies have to die? 500000 join call for ALL children to get meningitis jab as campaigners say ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailHow many more babies have to die? 500000 join call for ALL children to get meningitis jab as campaigners say ...Daily MailMore than half a million people have signed a petition demanding that all children under 11 be granted access to a lifesaving meningitis vaccine. The growing campaign was last night backed by doctors, MPs and health charities, who said it was a ...and more »

Matt Dawson 'absolutely helpless' over son's meningitis battle - Daily Mail;

Matt Dawson 'absolutely helpless' over son's meningitis battle - Daily Mail

Daily MailMatt Dawson 'absolutely helpless' over son's meningitis battleDaily MailFormer England rugby captain Matt Dawson has told of feeling terrified and "helpless" as his two year-old son lay fighting for his life in hospital. The star said he and his wife Carolin had been "overwhelmed" by the support they have received since ...and more »

Matt Dawson: Former rugby star on seeing son with meningitis - BBC News;

Matt Dawson: Former rugby star on seeing son with meningitis - BBC News

BBC NewsMatt Dawson: Former rugby star on seeing son with meningitisBBC NewsFormer England rugby union captain Matt Dawson is backing a campaign calling for all children to be vaccinated, after his two-year old son was diagnosed with meningitis. Sam Dawson underwent treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital, earlier this month.and more »

Parents' panic over meningitis B vaccine shortage rises - but Government refuses to back down - Telegraph.co.uk;

Parents' panic over meningitis B vaccine shortage rises - but Government refuses to back down - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukParents' panic over meningitis B vaccine shortage rises - but Government refuses to back downTelegraph.co.ukParents' panic over a shortage of the meningitis B vaccine is rising, as the Government refuses to back down despite a petition demanding an increased programme nearing record levels. Pharmacists and private clinics across the UK have been inundated ...and more »

Rugby star Matt Dawson calls for all children to be vaccinated against meningitis B after son's battle with disease - ITV News;

Rugby star Matt Dawson calls for all children to be vaccinated against meningitis B after son's battle with disease - ITV News

ITV NewsRugby star Matt Dawson calls for all children to be vaccinated against meningitis B after son's battle with diseaseITV NewsFormer England rugby star Matt Dawson's son Sammi is expected to make a recovery after battling meningitis B. Credit: ITV News. *WARNING: Some viewers may find some of the images in this story upsetting.*. Former England rugby star Matt Dawson has ...and more »

Parents desperate to protect their children against the most deadly form of meningitis are turned away due to ... - Daily Mail;

Parents desperate to protect their children against the most deadly form of meningitis are turned away due to ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailParents desperate to protect their children against the most deadly form of meningitis are turned away due to ...Daily MailParents are unable to vaccinate their children against the most deadly form of meningitis due to a worldwide shortage of the jab. Meningitis B kills 30 people in the UK each year – mainly children under five – and leaves 10 times that number with ...and more »

Meningitis B vaccine Bexsero - everything parents need to know - Birmingham Mail;

Meningitis B vaccine Bexsero - everything parents need to know - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailMeningitis B vaccine Bexsero - everything parents need to knowBirmingham MailHow to spot the signs and symptoms of meningitis B and why there is a UK shortage of the vaccine? Share; Comments. ByAnuji VarmaMatt Cannon. 11:46, 18 FEB 2016; Updated 21:01, 18 FEB 2016. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information ...and more »

Sisters struck down by meningitis back new campaign to vaccinate all children - ITV News;

Sisters struck down by meningitis back new campaign to vaccinate all children - ITV News

ITV NewsSisters struck down by meningitis back new campaign to vaccinate all childrenITV NewsThe family from North Devon whose two daughters nearly died after being struck down by meningitis - are backing a new campaign to get all children vaccinated against the infection. It follows a public outcry sparked by the death of two-year-old Faye ...and more »

Thousands sign meningitis vaccine petition - plus how to spot the signs - NW Evening Mail;

Thousands sign meningitis vaccine petition - plus how to spot the signs - NW Evening Mail

NW Evening MailThousands sign meningitis vaccine petition - plus how to spot the signsNW Evening MailFaye Burdett before (left) and after she contracted meningitis. Thousands have signed a petition calling for all children to be given a meningitis vaccine following the death of the two-year-old. Meningitis Now/PA Wire. 18 February 2016 4:34PM. MORE ...and more »

Meningitis B: Is there enough vaccine to go round? - BBC News;

Meningitis B: Is there enough vaccine to go round? - BBC News

BBC NewsMeningitis B: Is there enough vaccine to go round?BBC NewsAs hundreds of thousands of people sign a petition for the meningitis B vaccine to be given to all children, BBC News asks why it is limited to babies of a certain age - and whether there is enough of it to go round. The issue was thrust into the news ...and more »

Meningitis B vaccine: What you need to know - Telegraph.co.uk;

Meningitis B vaccine: What you need to know - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMeningitis B vaccine: What you need to knowTelegraph.co.ukNone of the children had been vaccinated against the illness and Faye's family are now urging the public to sign a petition asking the Government to roll-out free vaccinations to all children under 11. It has already had more than 600,000 signatures ...and more »

Matt Dawson reveals 'two weeks of hell' over son's meningitis - BBC News;

Matt Dawson reveals 'two weeks of hell' over son's meningitis - BBC News

BBC NewsMatt Dawson reveals 'two weeks of hell' over son's meningitisBBC NewsFormer England rugby union captain Matt Dawson has revealed his family went through "two weeks of hell" as his two-year-old son battled meningitis W135. Sam Dawson underwent treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital. The 2003 World Cup winner ...and more »

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness - thejournal.ie;

Matt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awareness - thejournal.ie

thejournal.ieMatt Dawson shares images of two-year-old son battling meningitis to raise awarenessthejournal.ieThe former rugby player spoke out after a young British girl died from the condition. By Órla Ryan Thursday 18 Feb 2016, 12:15 PM. Feb 18th 2016, 12:15 PM 33,750 Views 32 Comments. http://jrnl.ie/2610912. Share27 Tweet Email15. FORMER ENGLAND ...and more »

Rugby star Matt Dawson suffered 'two weeks of hell' as his toddler battled Meningitis B - goodtoknow;

Rugby star Matt Dawson suffered 'two weeks of hell' as his toddler battled Meningitis B - goodtoknow

goodtoknowRugby star Matt Dawson suffered 'two weeks of hell' as his toddler battled Meningitis BgoodtoknowRetired England rugby player Matt Dawson has revealed his family's agonising 'two weeks of hell' as his son was treated for Meningitis B. The 43 year old took to his Twitter account to share his toddler's battle with the deadly disease, including ...and more »

What you need to know about Meningitis B: The dangers, the symptoms and the vaccinations that are available for ... - Birmingham Mail;

What you need to know about Meningitis B: The dangers, the symptoms and the vaccinations that are available for ... - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhat you need to know about Meningitis B: The dangers, the symptoms and the vaccinations that are available for ...Birmingham MailEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Everything you need to know about Meningitis B and the vaccination available. Share; Comments. by Taboola by ...and more »

Chemists swamped by worried parents as supplies of meningitis vaccine start to run out - Evening Standard;

Chemists swamped by worried parents as supplies of meningitis vaccine start to run out - Evening Standard

Evening StandardChemists swamped by worried parents as supplies of meningitis vaccine start to run outEvening StandardParents were today racing to buy dwindling supplies of the meningitis B vaccine, as the number of names on a petition demanding that it be offered more widely neared record levels. High Street pharmacists and private clinics were inundated with ...and more »

BBC's Matt Dawson reveals he almost lost toddler to meningitis – 'It was two weeks of hell' - Irish Independent;

BBC's Matt Dawson reveals he almost lost toddler to meningitis – 'It was two weeks of hell' - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentBBC's Matt Dawson reveals he almost lost toddler to meningitis – 'It was two weeks of hell'Irish IndependentWorld cup winner Matt Dawson has revealed that he and his wife almost lost their toddler son Sami to meningitis and said his family has been through “two weeks of hell”. The BBC Question of Sport star took to Twitter this morning to share images of his ...and more »

Meningitis B: Desperate parents bombard surgery with 150 calls for vaccine in just 24 hours - Birmingham Mail;

Meningitis B: Desperate parents bombard surgery with 150 calls for vaccine in just 24 hours - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailMeningitis B: Desperate parents bombard surgery with 150 calls for vaccine in just 24 hoursBirmingham MailEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Matt and Paula Hall lost their daughter Georgie to meningitis. Share; 1Comment. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored ...and more »