‘They wouldn’t have to pay’: Cook accused of scoring points over deadly disease vaccine

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announces a free meningococcal vaccine for children a week after the WA Government launched its own free vaccine, accusing his state counterpart of using the announcement for political gain knowing WA wouldn't have to cover the cost.

Perth baby’s case prompts call for free meningococcal B vaccine

Three years ago, Perth baby Robbie Buchan had his arms and legs amputated after contracting meningococcal B — but his parents say he never would have contracted the disease if the Federal Government offered free vaccinations against the deadly strain.