31 Jan 2019

Meningococcal disease cases on the rise in NZ

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 31 January 2019
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New figures out today show a steady increase in cases of meningococcal disease in New Zealand since 2014, including those of group W, the strain responsible for the outbreak in Northland. Professor Martin Maiden has been researching the deadly disease for more than 20 years.