Fla. daycare shut down after toddler meningitis deaths

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida daycare has shut down following the deaths of two toddlers a week apart from possible meningitis infections.
The Miami Herald reports that the YWCA Carol Glassman Donaldson Center Day Care closed Tuesday.
YWCA Miami director Kerry-Ann Royes says she decided to close the center as a precaution. The daycare is located in downtown Miami next to Miami-Dade County's main government building.
County officials say a 22-month-old boy died on Dec. 3. He was initially diagnosed with pneumonia before a doctor concluded it was meningitis. A 2-year-old boy died Sunday after being diagnosed with pneumonia. Lab tests should reveal whether either child contracted meningitis.
Regulators and county officials say the daycare won't reopen until it's cleared by the state.

© 2018 Associated Press


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment