1. Meningitis deaths lead to plea on vaccine cost  The Times
  2. No further cases of meningococcal disease reported  RTE.ie
  3. Parents face €280 bill to get jab for meningitis  Independent.ie
  4. Parents of Irish kids who missed meningitis B vaccine must pay up to €300 for jab  Irish Mirror
  5. 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.