One life. One shot. A deadly type of meningitis is spreading.

Young people across the UK, including university freshers aged under 25, are being offered the vaccine to combat a rapid rise in a deadly strain of MenW (meningococcal W) meningitis and septicaemia that is spreading among students.

You can find out more here, including an online eligibility checker which makes it easy for you to check if you can get the vaccine free from your GP.