By Cathy Elelman • 29 February 2020 • 19:20
A 15-YEAR old has died of meningitis in the Poniente hospital in El Ejido, where they were admitted with severe head pain, Spanish press reported.
The pertinent health protocol was immediately activated and the heads, teachers and parents of pupils at their school immediately informed about preventative measures, press said.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
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