Baby boy hospitalized on Crete with meningococcal septicaemia

A 16-month-old boy was being treated in a children?s intensive-care unit at the University Hospital of Iraklio on the island of Crete on Saturday, with symptoms of meningococcal septicaemia, a life-threatening disease.

The toddler had been transferred to the Iraklio medical facility from Hania last Friday.

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