MATTHEWS. MENINGITIS MUM AND BABY
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THIS is the mother and baby who have BOTH survived the killer brain bug meningitis.
TV actress Holly Matthews, who has appeared in television dramas Casualty, Waterloo Road and Byker Grove was stunned when her baby daughter Brooke was diagnosed with the deadly disease just eight weeks ago.
It was like history repeating itself as Miss Matthews had already beaten the disease herself at the age of seven.
She could only watch hopelessly as her tiny daughter fought for life, just as she had done years earlier.
But against all the odds, little Brooke has survived and has now returned home with Miss Matthews. [download copy]