Wellington Infant Gets Discharged from Hospital: Report
As the report of a 19-year-old man admitted for meningococcal disease dying last week shocked one and all, a recent report which confirmed the discharge of a Wellington infant for the same has brought a relief from the overshadowed concerns.
Post getting green signal that the infant has recovered well during the stay of five days in hospital, authorities took the decision to discharge the kid.
So far, 11 Wellington cases have been reported, out of which six were caused by meningococcal B, three were from meningococcal C, but the other two cases are yet to be confirmed for the nature of strain attacked.
Deciphering the sensitivity of the situation when three people lost their lives, while six others were diagnosed for the same, a drive was kick started for the same in Northland on Monday.
However, there is far possibility that such drive would be started in Wellington, as it's being believed that all the confirmed cases were not connected with each other.
Moreover, public health authorities have done their part by providing the best possibly information concerning the disease, which is caused by bacteria, to general public.
Furthermore, people are being called to contact Healthline on 0800 611 116 or their GP, if they found any suspected symptoms of the disease.
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