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MenC catch up campaign for university starters

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General practices will have to ensure all young adults starting university are offered a booster dose of meningococcal serogroup C conjugate (MenC) vaccine as part of a catch-up campaign.

The programme targets young people who have missed out on the new teenage MenC booster GPs practices will no longer be required to give infants a four- month MenC booster from June, while teenagers will start receiving a booster dose at 14 years from September.

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