So far, a lack of evidence has resulted in different control policies across Europe. This paper reinforces current UK policy and provides sufficient proof to encourage further consistency, conclude the authors. Just click here to see full paper:.. Antibiotics directed at entire household reduces risk of meningitis Giving antibiotics to everyone living in the same household as a patient who has already established meningitis can substantially reduce the risk of further cases, relating to a study in this week’s BMJ.This article is normally republished with kind authorization from our friends at The Kaiser Family members Foundation. You can view the complete Kaiser Daily Health Policy Survey, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, discussions and debates. The Kaiser Daily Wellness Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free provider of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.