Manston asylum centre death may have been caused by diphtheria

Home Office says follow-up PCR test was positive and they are offering vaccinations to people at the Kent facilityA man’s death at the Manston asylum centre may have been caused by a diphtheria infection, the Home Office has said.Initial tests at a hospital near the centre in Kent, which has struggled with overcrowding and outbreaks of disease, came back negative – but a follow-up PCR test was positive. Continue reading...

Manston asylum centre death may have been caused by diphtheria

Home Office says follow-up PCR test was positive and they are offering vaccinations to people at the Kent facility

A man’s death at the Manston asylum centre may have been caused by a diphtheria infection, the Home Office has said.

Initial tests at a hospital near the centre in Kent, which has struggled with overcrowding and outbreaks of disease, came back negative – but a follow-up PCR test was positive.

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