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Elderly SA woman recovering after contracting Meningococcal

A case of invasive meningococcal disease has been notified in a 78-year-old female from metropolitan Adelaide, who is in hospital in a stable condition. The strain is yet to be identified. Multiple people who had contact with the patient have been identified, and six people have been directed to receive clearance antibiotics. Meningococcal health information has been distributed...
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SA Woman, 30, being treated for meningococcal B strain

A 30-year-old woman from country South Australia has been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease.
SA Health said the woman has the B strain of the disease and was in a stable condition on Tuesday. Multiple people were identified as having been in contact with the patient and three people have received clearance...
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Calls for FREE Men B after Tassie baby contracts disease

A Tasmanian doctor wants either the State or Federal Government to fund a free meningococcal B vaccine after a 10-month-old contracted the disease in the state's north.

The 10-month-old was diagnosed on Wednesday night and is currently in a stable condition in Launceston General Hospital. It is the second case of the disease in Tasmania this...
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