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Free VIDEO B-ROLL AVAILABLE VIA CNW - Bexsero®: First Vaccine to Prevent Meningococcal Serogroup B (MenB) Now Available in Canada

 

February 26, 2014 --

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download:

STORY SUMMARY:  Novartis announced today that Bexsero® (Multicomponent Meningococcal B Vaccine [recombinant, adsorbed]) is now available to doctors and pharmacists across Canada. The vaccine is approved for use in individuals from two months through 17 years of age in Canada. Infants, toddlers and adolescents are at the greatest risk of meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) infection. Bexsero® is the first broad-coverage vaccine to help protect against MenB disease. Prior to Bexsero®, vaccines were only available to help protect against meningococcal strains A, C, W and Y.

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