Vaccination follows meningitis death;In brief

2nd April 1999 at 01:00
A MASS immunisation of staff and pupils at a school in Caerphilly, South Wales, was due to get underway on Monday after a boy died and two others were admitted to hospital with meningitis.

St Ilan comprehensive is less than 20 miles from Pontypridd where three people died in an outbreak of meningitis earlier this year.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today