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Meningitis

Question for Department of Health

UIN 228718, tabled on 23 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many children died of meningitis B in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Answered on

26 March 2015

The table below shows the confirmed number of deaths from meningitis and septicaemia caused by meningococcal B in children aged up to and including 14 years of age in England and Wales for the last five years for which figures are available (2009 to 2013) sourced from enhanced surveillance conducted by Public Health England.

Age

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total

31

26

26

14

10

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Department of Health and Social Care
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