Men-C program on hold

Staff nurse Merewalesi Baba, right, with the assistance of staff nurse Joana Lavoa inject Jamie Magdelene, 9, with meningococcal disease vaccination during the launch of the meningococcal disease - nationwide immunization campaign for children aged 1-19 years at the Ministry of Health headquarters in Toorak, Suva on Friday, May 11, 2018. Picture: FILE/ JONACANI LALAKOBAU

MENINGOCOCCAL (Men-C) disease vaccination programs for the Western Division are on hold, pending the arrival of the second shipment from abroad, says Assistant Health and Medical Services Minister Alex O’Connor. He said vaccinations in Ra district had been completed and the remaining programs would be carried out in schools and medical centres throughout the region. […]

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