Fast Killer

Sarah Joyce, from Waterloo, Huddersfield says that Enzo showed hardly any symptoms before he passed away from a “silent killer” meningitis.

Little 4 year old Enzo was admitted to Calderfale Royal Hospital in Halifax on 15 November at 11:40 am, after higher-than-usual temperature. By 4pm, doctors broke the heartbreaking news to his family that he was brain dead. Enzo’s mother said that he did not have a rash or marks – the classic early symptoms of meningitis.

Even the Hospital were shocked, especially as Enzo was up to date with immunizations. Now Enzo’s family wants to raise awareness of the “silent killer”.

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