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7 month old Adelaide baby with meningococcal

A case of invasive meningococcal disease has been notified in a seven-month-old baby girl from metropolitan Adelaide, who is in a stable condition in hospital.

The strain has been identified as Serogroup B.

The Department for Health and Wellbeing has identified multiple people who have had contact...

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Qld MP’s son contracts bacterial meningitis

State MP for Southern Downs James Lister has thanked the community for an outpouring of well-wishes over the last 24 hours after his eldest son was flown to Toowoomba Hospital yesterday for treatment for bacterial meningitis.

Jeremy Lister, 9, has been stabilised in hospital and the Lister family earlier this...

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4th case of meningococcal in WA

The Department of Health today reported that an adult has been diagnosed with meningococcal serogroup B disease and is recovering at home.  

Meningococcal disease is an uncommon, life-threatening illness caused by a bacterial infection of the blood and/or the membranes that line the spinal cord and brain, and occasionally of...

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Germs, Vaccine & Hygiene a talk worth having.

Germs are Mean vaccine and hygiene cartoon

Today April 24th is the beginning of Immunisation Week, it is also World Meningitis Day and to top it all off it is Meningitis Centre Australia’s 28th birthday.

The pandemic and the Government imposed isolation...

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