A 10-month-old baby has been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease in Adelaide.
South Australia Health confirmed the infant had been admitted to hospital in a statement released on Thursday.
It is the first case of the potentially deadly meningococcal disease in South Australia for 2017.
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It comes after four children were diagnosed with the disease in Brisbane over New Year.
They are all receiving treatment in the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
— SA Health (@SAHealth) January 5, 2017