|The number of children diagnosed with meningitis in the UK has reached an all-time low, according to the latest government statistics.
New figures from the Department of Health show that since immunisation programmes were introduced back in 1992, incidences of the disease have fallen by 99 per cent.
To coincide with World Meningitis Day, the director of immunisation, professor David Salisbury, has published a new report which highlights the success of childhood vaccines against the three main strains of meningitis.
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