Meningococcal ACWY vaccine for children at 12 months of age

It has been announced that the ACWY quad vaccine will be added to the National immunisation program free list for children at 12 months of age. The new vaccine (Nimenrix) covers against A, C, W and Y strains (MenACWY).

Expected to be in the second half of the year.

What we do not know yet:

  • The exact start date for the commencement of the MeningococcalACWY vaccine program.
  • If there is a catch-up meningococcal vaccine program for any other age groups.