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Suspected Meningococcal Kills in 2 Hours

Posted by feww on September 5, 2012

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,288 Days Left

[September 5, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. 

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,288 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History…

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  • Wellington, New Zealand.  Suspected meningococcal disease in New Zealand killed a Wellington schoolgirl two hours after ‘plague-like’ rashes appeared on her body. Amanda Crook, aged 12, became ill on Monday. She developed a rash at 3:00pm and was pronounced dead by 5:00 pm, just two hours later, despite being vaccinated, reports said.
    • ”. . . the aftermath of what it did to her – that wasn’t my daughter. It was almost like she had been attacked by the plague, that’s how horrific it was,” her mother told media.
    • “You’d think there would be warning, but there was just nothing. Even once she got to hospital and got antibiotics, she was talking. We thought she was coming right. [Suddenly] her heart, I think, just gave in.”
    • “It’s like it just selects its victims. I feel like we are dealing with the grim reaper,” said her mother.
    • “She was immunised, that’s what I don’t understand. But they don’t always work and to me that’s not fair. I just keep thinking I’m going to wake up. I feel like someone is going to shake me awake.”


Amanda Crook-Barker, 12, died in under two hours after showing symptoms of  suspected meningococcal disease, despite being vaccinated. Photo: Supplied by victim’s family, via local media

Meningococcal disease is a severe bacterial infection of the bloodstream or meninges (a thin lining covering the brain and spinal cord) caused by the meningococcus bacteria.

The disease has a fatality rate of about 10 percent, if identified and treated immediately. The survivors,  however, can expect permanent damage including brain injury and limb amputation.

‘Five confirmed cases of meningococcal disease have been reported across the Auckland region in the past week,’ said a report.


Dr Jeannette Adu-Bobie, an expert on meningococcal vaccines, contracted meningitis while working in NZ govt. Wellington lab. and had both legs, left arm and the digits of her right hand amputated. Source:
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Deadly epidemic kills 109 in Brazil

Posted by feww on December 10, 2011

Meningitis epidemic prompts tourists to cancel reservations at Bahia’s Costa do Sauipe resort

At least 109 people, most of whom contracted cerebrospinal meningitis, have died in Brazil’s Bahia state since January, the authorities said.

Disaster Calendar 2011 – December 10

[December 10, 2011]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,558 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Bahia, Brazil. At least 109 people, most of whom contracted cerebrospinal meningitis, have died in Brazil’s Bahia state since January, the authorities have said.
    • At least 1,670 cases of bacterial meningitis, the most serious form of the disease, have been reported in the state of Bahia so far this year, AFP reported officials as saying.
    • Dozens of tourists fearing the epidemic have canceled their reservations at Bahia’s Costa do Sauipe resort.
    • Meningitis is inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, and is usually caused by caused by infection with microorganisms, especially viruses and  bacteria.
    • Meningitis is potentially life-threatening and has a high mortality rate if untreated.
    • Typically, Brazil has a bacterial meningitis rate of about 46 per 100,000 annually.
    • Bahia is one of Brazil’s 26 states, located in the country’s northeastern Atlantic coast (population: >14million).
    • The largest epidemic ever recorded in history plagued the sub-Saharan Africa in 1996–1997, causing over 250,000 cases and claiming 25,000 lives, a mortality rate of 10 percent.

Other Global Disasters

  • Alabama, USA. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared twenty-six counties in Alabama as agricultural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain, flooding, flash flooding, hail, high winds and tornadoes that occurred April 1-30, 2011.
    • Six counties were designated as Primary Disaster areas: Blount, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Monroe and Morgan counties.
    • Twenty other counties were also declared disaster areas because they’re contiguous:  Baldwin, Conecuh, Fayette, Lamar, Butler, Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Clarke, Escambia, Jackson, Limestone, Colbert, Etowah, Jefferson, Marshall, St. Clair, Walker, Wilcox and Winston counties.
  • The following bordering counties in Mississippi and Tennessee were also declared as  disaster areas because they’re contiguous:
    • Mississippi: Itawamba and Monroe counties.
    • Tennessee: Franklin and Lincoln counties.

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