Student's death spurs on meningitis campaigner

Student's death spurs on meningitis campaigner
 

The sudden death of a university student has added new impetus to the work of fellow student Lyndon Longhorne.
Lyndon, in the second year of a sports management degree at Northumbria University in Newcastle, is a youth ambassador for the charity Meningitis Now after contracting the disease himself when he was a child,
It was announced on Thursday that a 19-year-old studying at Northumbria, whose name has not been released, had died after contracting meningococcal meningitis (group W).
Lyndon, who is 20, says: "People are stunned. At first we didn't know what had happened but there was... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Health, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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