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Have we missed the MeNZB™ point?

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 1:29 pm | Immunisation Advisory Centre

We are now reaping the rewards of an incredibly successful public health programme, having gone from 200 cases of meningococcal disease per year to less than 40. More >>

Meningococcal Graph Error

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 1:07 pm | Immunisation Advisory Centre

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC), have confirmed with the national data surveillance centre Environmental Science and Research (ESR) that there was an error in the entry of the 2004 data in one graph showing the annual lab-confirmed strain isolates of ... More >>

MeNZB Debate: Unethical antiscience scaremongering

Thursday, 16 June 2005, 8:49 am | Immunisation Advisory Centre

A media statement issued this week by Ron Law and Barbara Sumner Burstyn claims that results of international trials on meningococcal B vaccines shows an increase in meningococcal risk in pre-schoolers. More >>

MeNZB™ - Use science not opinion!

Friday, 10 June 2005, 11:43 am | Immunisation Advisory Centre

Today’s comments by Green MP Sue Kedgley suggested that because Phase 3 trials were not carried out in New Zealand, parents haven’t been given enough information about the safety and efficacy of the MeNZB™ vaccine. More >>

IMAC Response To Gold Rush 2nd Ed.

Thursday, 2 June 2005, 3:39 pm | Immunisation Advisory Centre

Re: The May 2005 Meningococcal Gold Rush, second edition , press release by Barbara Sumner-Burstyn and Ron Law. This 61-page edition introduces no new meaningful data to the information on MeNZB™ that has not already been considered and responded to. More >>

Basic Knowledge Of Immunology & Statistics Needed

Wednesday, 27 April 2005, 8:55 pm | Immunisation Advisory Centre

Basic knowledge of immunology and statistics needed before interpretation of study warn University experts. In response to : Meningococcal Vaccination risk in under 5 Yr olds – Ron Law & Barbara Sumner Burstyn More >>