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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Australia : Baby diagnosed with meningococcal

Via Herald Sun :

" A SIX-month-old Adelaide boy has been admitted to hospital with invasive meningococcal disease.

The baby is in a stable condition, South Australia Health said.

SA Health has identified 12 contacts, five of whom have received antibiotic chemoprophylaxis.

This is the 15th case of invasive meningococcal disease reported in SA this year compared with 18 cases at the same time last year."

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