Meningitis in your words

Katelyn Lazare's story

  • Location: UK
  • Categories: Bacterial meningitis
  • Age: Teenager
  • Relationship: Child
  • Outcome: Bereavement
Katelyn Lazare
Katelyn was just 15 years old when she lost her life to this cruel disease. It all happened so fast. Katelyn was fully vaccinated with the menb injection, but unfortunately had a rare strain of menb that wasn't covered. Katelyn only showed symptoms of a bug for a couple of days, leading upto the fatal day. When things developed more seriously it still took me a while to get a Dr to pay more attention.

By the time she was seen and finally given the crucial anti biotics it was too late for our angel. Please know the symptoms and listen to your gut instinct and never ever allow a Dr to push you away if your gut is telling you something is wrong. Katelyns strain developed from a ear infection and the strain she had kills within hours. 

Make sure you always know the symptoms and always trust your gut feeling

Katelyn Lazare

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