Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is sad to hear reports of a death from meningitis in a Lancaster Nursery, and offers support to anyone affected. A second child is said to be recovering in hospital.
Public health authorities have provided antibiotics to close contacts, children at the nursey and nursery staff as a precaution.
Rob Dawson, Director of Support at MRF said, “We are saddened to learn that a young child has died from meningitis. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends.
“We are in touch with public health authorities and the nursery and we have reached out to the family.