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