A child becomes the third case of meningococcal disease linked to Byron’s Splendor in the Grass

Health authorities in New South Wales are urging anyone who recently attended the Splendor in the Grass music festival to be alert, following a likely third case of meningococcal disease. Most important points: NSW Health urges Splendor in the Grass festival-goers to stay alert for symptoms of meningococcal disease A third case of the bacterial … Read more

Renewed warning to Splendor in the Grass festival-goers as third person tests positive for meningococcal disease

Splendor in the Grass festival-goers have been urged to watch for symptoms after a third person attending the event tested positive for meningococcal disease. Health authorities confirmed the likely third case in a child from the north coast of NSW who attended the three-day music festival in North Byron Parklands. Earlier this month, NSW Health … Read more

Splendor in the Grass visitors are urged to be alert for meningococci. These are the symptoms to watch out for:

NSW Health has issued a public health warning after meningococcal disease was diagnosed in two people attending the Splendor in the Grass music festival two weeks ago. One of those cases, a man in his forties, died of the disease. NSW Health says the illness is uncommon, but it is urging people who have gone … Read more

Splendor in the Grassers urged to check for symptoms after festival-goer dies with meningococcus as second case identified

Splendor in the Grass festival-goers have been urged to check for symptoms after two people attending the event tested positive for meningococcal disease. Authorities were informed on Thursday that a man in his 40s from Sydney, who attended the music festival, died of the disease. NSW Health is urging people who attended the event in … Read more