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Girl dies of meningitis after being sent home by doctors with flu

An emergency room doctor diagnosed a girl as having the flu. She was sent home. The next day she was rushed back to hospital and died 2 days later. The girl was suffering from meningitis. The hospital claims she was not exhibiting the classic symptoms of meningitis- fever, neck pain, seizures, sleepiness or a rash.

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About: Girl dies of meningitis after being sent home by doctors with flu

Date: 29 Dec 2003

Source: Health Scout


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