Meningitis awareness report

The parents of a toddler who died from meningitis just hours after he was taken ill, now want to raise awareness of the speed at which the illness can take hold.

Jayden Nel went to sleep as usual, but woke up being sick. His mother found a rash and took him to hospital, but he lost consciousness on the way.

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Worst Meningitis For 20 Years

The parents of a Northamptonshire toddler who died from meningitis are trying to raise awareness of the illness. Three-year-old Jayden Nel died last Friday. Staff at the hospital said it was the worst case of meningitis they'd seen in 20 years.