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Maidstone mother warns of meningitis risk

A mother from Kent has warned other parents to look out for the signs of a dangerous blood infection after her 14-month-old son nearly lost his life.

Leanne Davis, from Maidstone, thought her son Lucas just had a form of flu.

However, he had developed meningitis which led to a serious strain of septicaemia or sepsis and was rushed to intensive care.

Victoria Holland reports.

  • 18 Sep 2014
  • From the section England