Public Health Alert
28 August 2015
Regional Public Health has been notified of 3 people with meningococcal disease in the greater Wellington region since the beginning of August. The occurrence of these cases is sporadic and the ill people are not known to each other and have not attended any common events. This increase in illness in late winter and early spring is consistent with previous years when there has been a lot of respiratory illness circulating in the community.
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