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How does the Bexsero® vaccine work?

Posted by Joe Wanford on 24 May 2016

Joe Wanford, Outreach Developer at the Department of Genetics, University of Leicester explains how the MenB vaccine, Bexsero, works and why it will not cover 100% of circulating MenB strains.

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British Paralympian's greatest challenge for MRF

Posted by Aaron Phipps on 16 May 2016

Aaron Phipps ascending Kilimanjaro in a wheelchair

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Finding strength and help

Posted by Joel Graham on 16 May 2016

I was born normal, like all of us here, but when I was 10 months old in December '75 in the country of Spain, I somehow had bacterial meningitis developed from a cold or some other virus. I was hospitalized for 10-12 day, litteraly on death's door. But somehow, I survived, yet left with disabilities, including major hearing loss. Lost complete hearing in right ear, at age 10. Now 41 years old, I still struggle in everyday basis. I am able to work jobs, but only the low menial job kinds, yet none enough for me to able to avoid a place of my...

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