Canberrans are being urged to look out for signs of Meningococcal disease ahead of a predicted peak in coming months.

It’s a deadly disease –

cases usually peak in winter and early spring…. so-far, there are 26 recorded cases in Australia, this year.

According to the Federal Health Department, 40 percent of patients develop long-term issues.

It’s been reealed, infections were lower during the pandemic, but the level of infections have been rising ever since.

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