Father Shares His Daughter's Heartbreaking Story to Warn Others about Meningitis (8 Pics)
Posted on Mar 10, 2016
A 4-year-old girl died from meningitis just hours after being discharged from the hospital with tonsillitis.
1. Gracie Foster Died at Age 4 of Concealed Meningitis
Gracie was supposed to have her tonsils removed at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Calow, Derbyshire. When she was admitted, she started getting sick and sleepy. The doctors diagnosed her with tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils) and sent her home with medications. An arranged Tonsillectomy gets canceled if the patient suffers from acute tonsillitis on the day of admission.