Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 10th, 2001
That is the opinion of S. Skull and colleagues at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, who urged Australian authorities to consider noneconomic factors when deciding whether to implement large-scale meningococcal vaccination programs.
"Disease due to serogroup C N. meningitidis is life-threatening and potentially preventable by vaccination," they pointed out. "In 1999, the U.K. instigated...
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