GP's guide to invasive meningococcal disease

A vaccine for the most common serogroup is largely unfunded

Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a rare but devastating disease.

Susan Pearce holds her baby, 13-month-old Jessica, who is receiving a MenB vaccine in Adelaide. Infants in SA will be the first in the nation to receive free MenB vaccinations, under a new program rolled out by the state government. Photo: AAP

While effective vaccinations exist for most circulating serogroups of