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4-year-old dies of meningitis

_41205272_meningitis_416 (Agencies) Health authorities have confirmed that a 4-year-old boy may have died of meningitis at the Punta de Europa Hospital in Algeciras, though they are waiting for final analyses on the case. His parents were given the prophylactic procedure to avoid further contagion.>PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ITEMS SUCH AS THIS MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUBSCRIPTION IN THE FUTURE but you can make a donation NOW, too! Please click here for more information on how to help us continue. (This item was translated)

The child was taken to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, or UCI in its Spanish acronym) on Monday, presenting a ‘generalized infection’, and died a few hours later. Since he had not yet entered school, the prevention measures were administered only to his parents.

Useful information: BBC

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