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Britain Reaches Agreement With GSK, Announces It Will Provide Routine Meningitis B Vaccinations

Associated Press: Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccine
“Britain says it will become the first country to offer all babies a vaccine for potentially fatal meningitis B after it reached a price deal with GlaxoSmithKline PLC…” (3/29).

Financial Times: Medics welcome GSK deal to provide meningitis B vaccine
“Patient groups and medics have welcomed an agreement between the government and GlaxoSmithKline to make Britain the first country in the world to provide routine vaccination against meningitis B…” (Ward, 3/29).

Reuters: GSK agrees UK deal for meningitis shot after Novartis stand-off
“GlaxoSmithKline has reached a deal with the British government to supply a new meningitis B vaccine, following a lengthy stand-off over price with the product’s previous owner Novartis…” (Hirschler, 3/29).

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