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Monday, October 17, 2011

New Zealand : New meningococcal case confirmed in Wellington

Via NZ Herald :

" A woman in her 20s has been confirmed as the latest case of meningococcal disease in the Wellington region.

The woman was admitted to Wellington hospital on Friday night and tests confirmed today that she had meningococcal disease.

She was released today.

Regional Public Health Medical Officer of Health Annette Nesdale said it was not yet known what strain of the disease the woman had, and determining that could take up to a week.

The case brings the total number of meningococcal cases in the capital to 12, including two deaths.

Meanwhile, another two suspected cases of measles have been reported."

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