Meningococcal Vaccine Information

In NZ, approximately: 50% of meningitis is caused by Menz B strain 50% by Menz A, C, W and Y strain Menz W causes more deaths than Menz B. For Menz W the high risk groups are those who are: <5 years of age 13-19 years of age Living in overcrowded houses Living in...

Measles outbreak

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. Measles is a serious illness. One in 10 people with measles need hospital treatment and...