- Meningitis deaths lead to plea on vaccine cost The Times
- No further cases of meningococcal disease reported RTE.ie
- Parents face €280 bill to get jab for meningitis Independent.ie
- Parents of Irish kids who missed meningitis B vaccine must pay up to €300 for jab Irish Mirror
- Meningitis: What are the symptoms - and everything you need to know Independent.ie
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Thousands of parents are demanding that the government cover the €300 cost of a vaccination against a strain of meningitis after three deaths in the past three weeks.The mother of a vulnerable three-year-old girl told The Times yesterday that she was being forced to choose which of her four childr
A spokesperson for the HSE has said there have been no additional cases of meningococcal disease.
Thousands of parents whose children missed out on a free vaccine to combat against the deadly B strain of meningitis will have to pay €280 to get the jab privately.
One Irish mum says she had to choose which of her children she could vaccinate
Meningococcal disease is a serious illness that has the potential to kill a healthy person of any age within hours of their first symptom.