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16 Dec 2019 3:05
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    More vaccines against meningococcal disease for young Kiwis

    More vaccines against meningococcal disease for young Kiwis


    PHARMAC's funding a catch-up programme from next month.

    Those eligible are people aged 13 to 25 in their first year of close-living situations - such as school hostels and prisons.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Health & Safety News
     15 Dec: Samoa's state of emergency over its measles epidemic, is being extended until after Christmas
     14 Dec: A plea for patience as Middlemore Hospital continues to treat the victims of the Whakaari / White Island eruption
     14 Dec: Fifteen people remain in four New Zealand hospitals - 11 of those still with life-threatening injuries
     13 Dec: The District Health Board has confirmed a man in his 50s is in a critical condition in Auckland City Hospital after an e-scooter accident
     13 Dec: Major League Baseball will start testing for opioids and cocaine, but marijuana is to be removed from the list of drugs of abuse
     12 Dec: New Zealand White Island volcano burns victims need '120 square metres of skin' for grafts
     12 Dec: The young, and heavy users, are most likely to suffer negative health effects from cannabis
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Steve Hansen's confident his final outing as All Blacks coach won't affect his legacy More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Lawyers for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX customers demand founder Gerald Cotten's body be exhumed More...



     Today's News

    Auckland:
    A boat sailed across an Auckland motorway and stopped traffic earlier this evening 21:57

    Law and Order:
    Police have released the names of three more victims, killed in the Whakaari White Island eruption 21:17

    Business:
    Lawyers for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX customers demand founder Gerald Cotten's body be exhumed 20:47

    Golf:
    The USA have won golf's Presidents Cup in Melbourne thanks to a stellar performance on the final day. 18:57

    Basketball:
    After falling into an early hole, the Breakers have found their way back into their Australian basketball league game against the Adelaide 36ers in Auckland 18:37

    Rugby:
    Steve Hansen's confident his final outing as All Blacks coach won't affect his legacy 18:07

    Boxing:
    Cricket South Africa have confirmed former wicketkeeper Mark Boucher as their new head coach, in time for the Proteas' home test series against England starting on boxing day 17:47

    Law and Order:
    Two men have been charged with methamphetamine possession and supply 16:57

    Rugby:
    The People is what Steve Hansen will miss most as All Blacks coach 16:37

    Education:
    LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has won college football's Heisman Trophy 16:27


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