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Boy found to be suffering from meningococcal disease after initial chicken pox diagnosis

A 2 year old boy was diagnosed as suffering with chicken pox and sent home. His mother asked for another opinion when his condition didnít approve and a GP diagnosed meningococcal disease. The motherís concern saved the boys life.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by ABC News

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About: Boy found to be suffering from meningococcal disease after initial chicken pox diagnosis

Date: 9 April 2002

Source: ABC News

URL: http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200204/s527096.htm

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