Success story

5th January 2001 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Ministers announced that lethal meningitis C has been virtually wiped out as a result of the Government's pound;20 million vaccination campaign. The policy of mass vaccination began in November 199 and targeted babies and older teenagers who were thought to be at greatest risk. Cases of babies under a year old with the disease have fallen by 82 per cent. Photograph by VICTOR DE JESUSUNP

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