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Health Officials in Orange Investigating Report of Bacterial Meningitis in Young Child


ORANGE, Mass. (WGGB) — The Orange Health Department confirms that a pre-schooler may have contracted bacterial meningitis.

Details are limited, but the public health nurse is investigating.

The Health Department says this is a very rare case.

ABC40 will continue to follow this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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  • Priscilla

    Poor thing. My thoughts and prayers are with this young child and his family in what must be a very scary time.