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Life Threatening? No
Write-up: Initial unsolicited report received from a non-healthcare professional (patient''s relative) via social media on 01 August 2015. A 07-month-old female infant, whose medical history and concomitant medications were not reported, had received a dose of meningococcal vaccine (dose, dose in series, batch number, expiry date, route and site of administration were not reported) on an unknown date. Reporter stated that her neighbour back in the eighties was not fortunate enough as on an unknown date her daughter contacted meningitis after receiving the vaccination (time from first dose to onset not specified) and she died within few hours of having fever which her mother thought to be a simple fever. Laboratory investigations and corrective treatments were not reported. It was unknown if autopsy was performed. Documents held by sender: none.
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