This is part of the ‘Health Academy Short Course’ series and provides clinicians with specific information related to the Nimenrix and Menveo vaccines.
This course is suitable for all Registered Healthcare Professionals, including Nurses, Pharmacists and GPs that administer this vaccine in practice.
The course will cover key details of the vaccine and the diseases that it protects against.
What Nimenrix and Menveo are used for:
Nimenrix & Menveo are vaccines that help protect against infections caused by bacteria (germs) called
“Neisseria meningitidis” types A, C, W-135 and Y.
“Neisseria meningitidis” types A, C, W-135 and Y bacteria can cause serious illnesses such as:
• meningitis – an infection of the tissue that lines the brain and spinal cord.
• septicaemia – an infection of the blood.
These infections are passed easily from person to person and can cause death if not treated.