Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

3 August 2019 - It cost about $600, a frustrating 30 or so phone calls to pharmacies and several trips ...

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Vas Narasimhan of Novartis: ‘we are not at all prepared for a pandemic’

1 August 2019 - The son of Indian immigrants read Greek philosophy and worked at McKinsey before joining a giant drug ...

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Governments refuse to fund meningococcal B vaccine

4 August 2019 - Federal and state governments are refusing to fund the meningococcal B vaccine while the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory ...

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‘A life is more important than money’: grieving parents’ plea for funded vaccination

4 August 2019 - Little Donald Peach was fully vaccinated — or so his parents thought after following the government’s official ...

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MPs told meningitis vaccines were always available

1 August 2019 - Pfizer officials appearing before the Health Select Committee yesterday revealed that 30,000 Meningitis vaccines were available ...

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Meningococcal disease: mother wants vaccine to be free for all

30 July 2019 - A mother whose baby could have died from meningococcal W is disappointed the vaccine to stop ...

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Changes to funded vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule

30 July 2019 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce decisions related to the National Immunisation Schedule that will take effect ...

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Children in the UK are having their lives saved by a new Meningococcal B vaccine our government won’t fund

27 July 2019 - There is a vaccine for the Meningococcal B disease that’s killed two Australians this month and left ...

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Meningococcal B vaccine must be urgently added to the National Immunisation Program

19 July 2019 - It is particularly cruel that the people with the most life to live are the prime ...

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Toddler died of only meningococcal strain not on vaccine program

18 July 2019 - A toddler has died after contracting meningococcal B, the only strain of the potentially deadly disease with ...

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Trump to order drive for improved flu vaccine

16 July 2019 - President Donald Trump is readying an executive order that would direct HHS to overhaul the development ...

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Vaccine crisis leaves Australia’s immunisation record in tatters

9 July 2019 - Thousands of Australians are dying from the flu and meningococcal because lifesaving vaccines are not being approved, ...

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Pharma giant wants vaccination reform

9 July 2019 - Pharmaceutical giant GSK is calling for Australia to update its review of subsidised immunisation programs and ...

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Thousands more doses of the flu jab are on the way

7 July 2019 - The Ministry of Health has announced this morning 55,000 more doses of flu vaccine will arrive ...

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‘This is not the Trump hearing’ – PHARMAC deny accusations by National MP of tampering with Northland vaccine order

19 June 2019 - Tensions rose in a Parliament committee between Whangāreu MP Dr Shane Reti and PHARMAC. ...

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