2-year-old dies suddenly after suffering from high fever

A two-year-old lad was pronounced dead on Sunday after his mother rushed him to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital, Region One (Barima-Waini) with high a temperature. The dead lad is of Barima Kariabo, North West District (NWD).
Police preliminary investigations revealed that the infant’s mother, Nicole Campbell, took him home on February 9, 2021. However, at about 16:00h on the said day, the child started to develop a high fever. On February, 13 at about 23:30h, the woman said that her child’s condition worsened.
Soon after, she explained that the child became motionless and it was then, he was rushed to the Barima Kariabo Health Centre where he was immediately taken to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital.
At about 12:00h on Sunday, he was examined by a doctor, who pronounced him dead. The body is at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.