South Australian toddler dies, meningococcal suspected

A South Australian toddler has died from a suspected case of meningococcal disease.

SA Health says the 18-month-old died at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide on Sunday afternoon.

The authority will run tests on Monday to confirm if meningococcal – a form of meningitis with flu-like symptoms – was responsible for the death.

Source: news.com.au

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