Posts Tagged ‘Meningococcal vaccine’

Meningococcal vaccine too expensive, principal says after 6-year-old’s death

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Tamariki close to a “lovely boy” who died from meningococcal disease cannot get the vaccine because of cost, according to the 6-year-old’s principal. Takarua Ngakuru​, 6, from the rural Northland town of Tautoro​, died on February 13 from what has now been confirmed as meningococcal disease, although the strain is unknown. After his death, whānau Read more