Pneumococci are commonly found in the nose and throat of healthy people, particularly in children. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong boy, 2, dies after pneumococcal infection in third such fatality this year

Patient developed fever, cough and running nose and was taken to hospital, where his condition deteriorated

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Pneumococci are commonly found in the nose and throat of healthy people, particularly in children. Photo: Alamy
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