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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.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition
About: Infant dies of meningitis after hospital helpline suggests colic
Date: 14 Feb 2002
Source: BBC News UK Edition
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