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Splendor in the Grass attendees urged to be aware of meningococcal symptoms after Sydney man’s death

Splendor in the Grass attendees have been asked to be aware of symptoms following the death of a Sydney man attending a NSW music festival from meningococcal disease.

NSW Health said two cases had been reported from people attending the Byron Music Festival from 21-24 July.

People with symptoms such as fever, neck stiffness, joint pain, red-purple spots or bruise rash, nausea, and aversion to bright light are urged to contact their doctors immediately.
Health officials said on Thursday that a Sydney man in his 40s had died from the disease.

The state has reported 15 cases of meningococcal disease this year.

Splendor in the Grass attendees urged to be aware of meningococcal symptoms after Sydney man’s death

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