'We had no idea it could kill her in 36 hours': Parents of college freshman who died from meningitis B are travelling to universities to raise awareness of the disease

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“Sara had previously been vaccinated A, C, W and Y strains of meningitis, but not for the B strain - with the vaccine only becoming available the year after her death.”

May 25, 2019
DailyMail.com

SUMMARY

The parents of a college freshman who died from meningitis B are traveling to university campuses across the country in order to raise awareness of the disease.

Mark and Laurie Stelzer of Los Angeles were left devastated when their healthy 18-year-old daughter Sara suddenly lost her life to the disease in October 2014.  

The San Diego State University student first called her parents to complain of headaches, exhaustion and nausea on Sunday, October 12.

She was admitted to hospital two days later, and died less than 48 hours after that. 

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Allie Kelly