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Very sad story of a young toddler who recently dies from meningitis in the uk. :(

Her parents have started a petition for wider access to the vaccine which is only available to babies currently.

Thousands sign petition after meningitis girl's parents share story
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-35596857
 
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Very sad story of a young toddler who recently dies from meningitis in the uk. :(

Her parents have started a petition for wider access to the vaccine which is only available to babies currently.

Thousands sign petition after meningitis girl's parents share story
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-35596857
I've been seeing that story on facebook. So tragic. I can't imagine what that family is going through. Hopefully some good will come out of all this :(
 

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What strain was it? Due to my vaccination choices in the past my oldest didn't get hib and the younger ones only got one dose.
 

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I read a headline that said this was the most signed petition ever in Britain. Wow!
 

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It's certainly been big news here. And a well known rugby player also came out with his story of his child surviving meningitis (and how it was the worst week of his life).

They are required to debate the petition in parliament now. Will be interesting to see what happens, although with the EU referendum now scheduled it may be a while before they get to it.
 
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