Meningitis ACWY is the name of the vaccine that protects against meningitis and septicaemia which are both caused by the 4 types of meningococcal bacteria: A, C, W, and Y.
The Meningitis ACWY vaccine is highly effective against 4 different strains of meningococcal – A, C, W, and Y. However, it is important to remember that no vaccine can provide 100% protection.
Most of the side effects are mild and usually disappear after one or two days. Side effects may include:
- Low-grade fever
Yes, the Meningitis ACWY vaccines have been certified as Halal.