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3 Cases of Bacterial Meningitis in Ohio

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May 27th, 2009, 08:47 PM
MamaLacey's Avatar Mama of two boys & TTC #3
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DH's mom called & told us about this a few mins ago. 3 cases of bacterial meningitis, the first two case's were in two mother's that had just given birth to healthy babies, sadly - One of the moms passed away ... the other two were transfered to Columbus & one is an 11month old. The kind he has is Pneumonococcal Meningitis, which kids are immunized for. But it's very sad! I hope the two remaining survive!

Third case of bacterial meningitis

My 3yr old son Landan died 23hrs after being diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis. It is a potentially vaccine preventable disease. The vaccine isn't on the schedule until 11-12yrs but is approved for use at age 2yrs. Our second son received the vaccine in December 2010 when he was 2yrs old. My son & thousands of other children prove that a vaccine is needed at a younger age.
Meningitis Awareness FB - http://www.facebook.com/meningitisawareness
Landan's Story - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dLwEgZaS68
Landan's Memorial bracelets are available at his website below.

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June 16th, 2009, 10:15 PM
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