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Infant dies of meningitis after hospital helpline suggests colic

A mother called a hospital helpline when her 4 week old daughter had a temperature and swollen stomach. She was told it was colic. She sought further medical attention 12 hours later and discovered it was meningitis. The baby died soon after.

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About: Infant dies of meningitis after hospital helpline suggests colic

Date: 14 Feb 2002

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/1819924.stm

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