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Queensland baby dies of meningococcal, warning issued

A baby has died after being diagnosed with meningococcal in north-west Queensland. The baby was one of three across the region that was diagnosed this month with the disease at North West Hospital and Health Service.

A hospital spokesman said the Public Health Unit traced and treated all contacts of...

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Meningococcal B disease in WA adult

The Department of Health today reported that an adult is currently recovering after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease serogroup B, bringing the number of reported cases of invasive meningococcal disease in 2019 to 14.  Of the 14 cases, four have been serogroup B, five serogroup W and five serogroup C meningococcal infections. Meningococcal disease is an...
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Fijians need to be aware of Meningococcal disease

The Ministry of Health is urging Fijians to be aware of the symptoms of meningococcal disease and seek medical care early if you have them.
This comes after a man in Nadi died from the disease on Tuesday. According to the Health Minister, Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete, the outbreak of meningococcal C was declared over in December...
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