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10 Apr 2020 18:48
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  •   Home > News > Education

    A tertiary student has died from meningitis in Canterbury

    A tertiary student has died from meningitis in Canterbury


    Canterbury District Health Board has confirmed a young woman succumbed to meningococcal disease earlier this week.

    Medical Officer of Health, doctor Ramon Pink, is expressing his condolences to her family.

    He says it's a fast-moving illness, but there's no risk to the public in this case.

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