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Meningitis vaccine to be rolled out when stock arrives

Thu, 07 May 2015

Howard Quayle MHK - Minister DHSC
Howard Quayle MHK - Minister DHSC

Babies on the Isle of Man will be protected from Meningitis B - as soon as the UK has stockpiled enough of the vaccine.

That's according to the Department of Health and Social Care after concerns were raised as to why it isn't being included as part of the routine immunisation programme.

Minister Howard Quayle says a plan is in place but there is no way we can get it before anyone else:


  • Howard Quayle MHK

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