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Blood Infection / Ann Roberts

Streptococcus is a common and normally benign bacteria. However, in rare cases it can be deadly. This weekend, it claimed the life of a 9-year old girl from Gillams. And now anyone who came into prolonged contact with the girl is being treated with anti-biotics. Dr Ann Roberts is the acting medical officer of health at Western Health.

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