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2 year old with Men B on Sunshine Coast

A young girl from the Central Coast has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease.
The Central Coast Local Health District has announced the confirmed case today, which is the third across the region this year. The toddler, 2, was stabilised at Gosford Hospital before being transferred to the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, where she remains in a...
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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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