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Woman, 30, stable with meningococcal disease

A 30-year-old woman from country South Australia has been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease. SA Health said the woman has the B strain of the disease and was in a stable condition on Tuesday. Multiple people were identified as having been in contact with the patient and three people have received… Read More »

Research may predict outcomes for newborns with rare disease

Up until now, scientists have understood that there are two main subtypes of the disease- known as diffuse and focal. Diffuse CHI affects the entire pancreas, whilst focal CHI affects just one area of the organ, forming a focal lesion. The team from Manchester now understand that focal CHI can be further categorised into two types- spreading focal lesions and isolated… Read More »