A dangerous disease is spreading rapidly in Toronto

A dangerous disease is spreading rapidly in Toronto

In Canada’s largest city, Toronto, meningococcal infection has begun to spread rapidly.

“Report” “CTV channel” informed about this with reference to a source in the Ministry of Health.

It was noted that three people aged 20-30 were admitted to the hospital, one of them died. All of them were infected outside of Canada in countries where immunization against the disease is not available.

Meningococcal disease is an acute bacterial infection caused by meningococci. The pathogen is transmitted by airborne droplets from an infected person during close contact.

In severe cases, meningococcal infections can lead to bacterial meningitis or sepsis, very serious illnesses that can result in death.

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