In Kiev from meningococcemia dead baby

В Киеве от менингококцемии умер младенец

In one of the capital’s hospitals from a serious illness died an infant. It is reported by UNN.

So, according to sources, the child suffered from meningococcemia. The baby was 7 months, said the doctors.

So, meningococcemia is a generalized form of meningococcal infection. For the disease characterized by an increased mortality rate.

Meningococcemia is mainly common among children. Meningococcemia is meningococcal septicaemia, occurring with severe symptoms of toxemia. For meningococcemia can be light, moderate, severe, and very severe (fulminant form). The incubation period 1-10 days, but usually 5-7.