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20th case of meningococcal disease in SA – 51 year old woman

A 51 year old woman from metropolitan Adelaide is in hospital with meningococcal disease as the number of disease victims hits a six-year high. These include Mark Taylor, 53, of Greenwith who died from the B strain of the disease earlier this month after being rushed to Lyell McEwin Hospital. The woman is the 20th case reported...
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5 month old SA baby struck down with meningococcal

A case of invasive meningococcal disease has been notified in a five month old girl from metropolitan Adelaide. The patient has been admitted to hospital and is in a stable condition. The meningococcal strain has been identified as serogroup B. SA Health has identified multiple people who had contact with the patient, of whom seven people have...
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Adelaide man dies from Meningococcal

A 53-year-old man from Adelaide died over the weekend after contracting a case of invasive meningococcal disease, SA Health has revealed. SA Health said the strain was serogroup B and they had identified multiple people who had been in contact with the man, who died on Saturday. It said four people had been directed "to receive clearance...
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