Menin­gi­tis alert.

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Health au­thor­i­ties in Crete are on alert af­ter three chil­dren un­der the age of 7 were di­ag­nosed with menin­gi­tis in the last 12 days. All three of the chil­dren are be­ing treated at the Ha­nia gen­eral hos­pi­tal, with doc­tors say­ing they were con­fi­dent of a re­cov­ery. Ac­cord­ing to au­thor­i­ties, the chil­dren came from dif­fer­ent parts of the is­land: Rethymno, Apoko­rona and Daratso. A school in Rethymno where one of the menin­gi­tis cases was de­tected re­mained closed on Fri­day and chil­dren and staff were ad­min­is­tered an­tibi­otics as a pre­cau­tion.

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