State Government blocks move to fund Meningococcal B vaccine

A MOTION by independent MP Troy Bell to implement free vaccinations for the Meningococcal B strain has been shot down in parliament.

In yesterday’s sitting, Mr Bell called on the Marshall Government to subsidise the B-strain vaccine, which is not on the taxpayer-funded free vaccination list and costs up
to $500 for the full course of treatment.

The three-part motion also called on the State Government to recognise the


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