I was saddened to read about eight-year-old Karla Smyth, who died from meningitis (April 6).
At Meningitis UK we believe prevention is the only way to eradicate the disease.
Our scientists believe a vaccine can be found if we can raise £7m to support the breakthroughs being made.
To find out more about our Search 4 a Vaccine Campaign, call Meningitis UK on 0117 373 7373 or visit
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