Woman treated for meningococcal

A WOMAN is being treated for meningococcal disease at a Hunter New England District hospital. 

Hunter New England Health said the woman was in a satisfactory condition and doctors had prescribed antibiotics to her close contacts. 

The antibiotics work to eradicate meningococcal bacteria that may have been the source of the infection. 

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