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Swedish 5 y/o pre-schooler dies from meningitis just hours after getting symptoms
09-30-2012, 04:39 AM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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Ok, I can't find this translated anywhere yet so I'm doing it myself.

The girl was attending pre-school on Friday and got a high fever on Friday night. She died approximately an hour and a half after arriving to the hospital. The rest of the Kindergarten group is being tested and treated with antibiotics.

Link in Swedish
http://www.svt.se/nyheter/sverige/forsko...arings-dod
09-30-2012, 04:56 AM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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The article goes on to say that around 25 kids got preemptive antibiotics while the annual average of 'highly contagious' meningitis is 80-100 cases a year.

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09-30-2012, 05:10 AM #3
Octo Mother Superior
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Approximately 10 % of the population carry this bacteria without getting ill the article continues to say.
09-30-2012, 06:07 AM #4
ocker1 Member
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so sad , we had a death in NZ just lately

a 17 year old girl !

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/7...oung-woman



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