MP "delighted" with news of national vaccine roll-out

March 29, 2015 5:42 PM

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A BOLTON MP who has campaigned for the UK’s first meningitis B vaccine to be given to all children for free was “delighted” yesterday after the Health Secretary announced the move will happen this year.

Minister Jeremy Hunt said Britain would become the first country in the world with a nationwide meningitis B vaccination programme after the Government reached a deal with drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

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