Vaccinations : Hib/MenC vaccine overview


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    How effective is the Hib/MenC vaccine?

    The Hib/MenC booster is highly effective and protects children when they're most vulnerable to these diseases.

    Rates of Hib and MenC disease in the UK are now at their lowest ever levels as a result of vaccination.

    How does the Hib/MenC vaccine work?

    The Hib/MenC vaccine contains bits of the bacteria that cause the diseases it protects against.

    If your child comes into contact with these germs, the antibodies their body produces after vaccination will fight the infection to stop the disease taking hold.

    Read answers to parents' common questions about the Hib/MenC vaccine

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