Tailevu students suspected of contracting meningococcal

Navesau District School students returned home early today. Picture: VILIAME RAVAI

Navesau District School students returned home early today. Picture: VILIAME RAVAI

Update: 7:24PM A TEAM from the Ministry of Health is now camped at Navesau District School located in Wainibuka, Tailevu.

This after four students of the school were admitted at the CWM hospital in Suva after they fell ill, suspected of contracting the life-threatening disease meningococcal bacteria.

When a team from this newspaper arrived at the school, students were leaving the school to return to their homes for the long Easter weekend.

More on this story in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.

Meanwhile, heavy rain continues to be experienced throughout the Wainibuka area.