Charlotte’s story: meningitis B

Oxford Vaccine Group

Oxford Vaccine Group

September 14th, 2015

Oxford Vaccine Group

‘Five year old Charlotte Nott developed septicaemia through type B meningococcal disease infection. ’

vaccines010Her mother, Jenny Daniels, talks about the devastating impact on Charlotte and the rest of her family, and the prospect of a new MenB vaccine that will help to prevent other people going through the same experience in the future.

Meningitis B can kill, cause serious illness and disability. In this video from the Oxford Vaccine Group, experts and parents in the UK discuss vaccination against the disease.

The meningitis B vaccine was recommended in the UK in 2014.

Video courtesy of the Oxford Vaccine Group