The Beinjectionxsero vaccine was added to the immunisation schedule for babies aged between two and four months on September 1st 2015.

Babies are offered the vaccine to help to protect them from Meningococcal Group B disease.

The Meningococcal Group B bacteria can cause severe illnesses for children, it is one of the leading causes of meningitis and septicaemia being 90% responsible for infections in young children.

During clinical trials the most common adverse reaction was a high temperature (occurring when the vaccine was given alongside other routine childhood vaccines). It is common to find that your baby(ies) may feel a little bit sore following any injection.

Your health care provider will be able to advise you regarding what you can do to help your baby(ies) if they experience a fever.

You can find more information via Public Health England.

Vaccinations are often an emotive topic – especially on social media. The Public Health website and information from your health care provider should help you to make an informed decision for your baby(ies).

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