Toddler Dies of Meningitis in Central Israeli City of Bnei Brak

Girl, 1, brought to hospital in critical condition, suffering from fevera and a rash.

An 18-month-old girl died of meningitis Sunday, according to hospital officials in Bnai Brak. Her parents brought her to the Maayanei Hayeshua medical center Sunday morning when she was already unconscious with a fever and rash. The medical staff tried to resuscitate her but soon declared her dead.