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Finn The Great!

Finn Smith

This is Finn’s story told through the eyes of his mother Sarah. He contracted Meningococcal B septicaemia when he was only a baby.

It all began on the night of the 21st November 2013....

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20 cases of Meningococcal in WA

The Department of Health today reported that an adult is currently recovering after being diagnosed with meningococcal serogroup W disease.  This brings the number of reported cases of invasive meningococcal disease in 2019 to 20.  Of the 20 cases, six have been serogroup B, seven serogroup W, five serogroup C and two serogroup...

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SA man recovering from meningococcal disease

A 21-year-old man has been hospitalised with meningococcal disease.

The man, from metropolitan Adelaide, is in a stable condition.

The strain has been identified as serogroup B, and multiple people who had contact with the patient have been directed to receive clearance antibiotics.


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Meningococcal in 10yo SA girl

A 10-year-old girl from rural South Australia is in hospital in a stable condition after being diagnosed with meningococcal.

The strain of the virus is not yet determined.

Multiple people who have had contact with the girl have been alerted and directed to receive clearance antibiotics.

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