Editorial Comment – Vaccination programme

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar addresses a press conference at the Ministry of Health and Medical Services headquarters in Toorak, Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

The announcement by the Health Ministry that it has procured more than 124,000 vaccines for Fijians aged 19 years and below for prevention against Meningococcal disease will no doubt be welcomed. Health Minister Rosy Akbar said of the more than 124,000 vaccines procured at this stage, 63,000 Men-C doses would arrive in the country today. […]

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